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Daily Quiz #3060

General Knowledge Quiz for 4 June 2017

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If a player was competing in a championship organised by the LIHG, later the IIHF, what sport would they be playing?

A
Ice hockey
B
Basketball
C
Rugby
D
Water polo
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2

Who wrote "Little Lord Fauntleroy", published in 1886?

A
Beatrix Potter
B
Frances Hodgson Burnett
C
Susan Fenimore Cooper
D
Louisa May Alcott
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3

The Homestake Experiment in the late 1960s was designed to observe what?

A
Solar neutrinos
B
Beta decay
C
Treatment of Alzheimer's
D
The results of chemical weapons tests
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4

Which facility, opened in England in sections between 1774 and 1790 and a major asset for a while to industrialising Britain, forms part of the background for the works "His Dark Materials Trilogy" (by Philip Pullman) and "The Wind in the Willows" (by Kenneth Grahame)?

A
The Oxford Canal
B
The Coventry coalfields
C
Woolwich Dockyard
D
Foss Dyke
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5

Which 1936 children's book was labelled a pacifist manifesto, banned at the time in Spain, burned as propaganda in Nazi Germany, but granted privileged status by Stalin as the only non-communist children's book allowed in Poland?

A
Swallows and Amazons
B
The Story of Ferdinand
C
The Yearling
D
The Story of Babar
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6

What is added to paella as a spice and to give it a golden colour?

A
Saffron
B
Marjoram
C
Thyme
D
Sage
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7

Where is the phrase "Hakuna matata", made famous in a 1994 Walt Disney animated film and meaning "no problems, or worries", most commonly used?

A
The phrase was created for the film
B
Tanzania
C
Kenya and Zanzibar
D
Japan
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