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Daily Quiz #3151

General Knowledge Quiz for 3 September 2017

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1

What is the official residence of the President of France?

A
Élysée Palace
B
Sorbonne
C
Louvre
D
Bastille
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2

Where did Jonathan Swift set his imaginary island of Lilliput?

A
Indian Ocean
B
Pacific Ocean
C
Atlantic Ocean
D
Arctic Ocean
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3

Who led the first expedition to successfully circumnavigate the earth between 1519 and 1522, and was killed during the voyage?

A
Cook
B
Cortez
C
Raleigh
D
Magellan
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4

In 2015 Baron Coe became President of which organisation?

A
World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA)
B
International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF)
C
Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA)
D
International Olympic Committee (IOC)
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5

In what country was the French colony of Cochinchina, which was conquered in 1862?

A
Korea
B
Laos
C
Vietnam
D
Burma (Myanmar)
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6

Fondue originated in which country?

A
Canada
B
Germany
C
France
D
Switzerland
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7

In the current Western calendar (the Gregorian) how many days are there in 4 consecutive years, provided that none of the years ends in two noughts and is not at the same time divisible by 400?

A
1460
B
1461
C
1640
D
1641
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