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Daily Quiz #3085

General Knowledge Quiz for 29 June 2017

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1

Which 19th century Italian composed over 60 operas, including "L'Elisir d'Amore", "Lucia di Lammermoor" and "Don Pasquale"?

A
Puccini
B
Donizetti
C
Verdi
D
Cannelloni
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2

When Chiang Kai-shek and the Kuomintang lost the civil war in China to Mao Zedong where did they escape to in 1949?

A
Laos
B
Taiwan
C
Korea
D
Japan
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3

What is dried in an oast house?

A
Wheat
B
Oast
C
Hops
D
Barley
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4

British actor Malcolm McDowell featured in which 1971 film, hailed as brilliant and dangerous, a landmark in the relaxation of control on violence in the cinema, a dystopian nightmare, and a hit in the USA and France, but was withdrawn in the UK in 1973 because of copycat violence?

A
The Godfather
B
The Wild Bunch
C
A Clockwork Orange
D
The Shining
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5

Where is La Moneda Palace, the seat of the President of the country?

A
Lima, Peru
B
Santiago, Chile
C
Quito, Ecuador
D
Bogotá, Colombia
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6

What was the name of the boat that won the America's Cup in 1995?

A
Alinghi
B
Prada
C
Black Magic
D
Il Moro di Venezia
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7

Which of these is a colourful bird found across Afro-Eurasia, notable for its distinctive 'crown' of feathers, the only species left in the family Upupidae?

A
Hulahoop
B
Raven
C
Kiwi
D
Hoopoe
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