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Daily Quiz #3181

General Knowledge Quiz for 3 October 2017

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1

In the game of quoits specific to Scotland and Wales, how tall does the metal pin, or hob, stand?

A
Not at all, it sits in a 2 in (50cm) deep depression
B
12 inches (300cm)
C
2 inches (50cm)
D
It is flush with the ground
Select from the options above.
2

Who is credited with the design of the small British car known as the Mini?

A
Alec Issigonis
B
Giuseppe Farina
C
Herbert Austin
D
Brian Leyland
Select from the options above.
3

What was the objective of Operation Pastorius, in 1942 at the start of the USA's involvement in World War II?

A
To spread counterfeit currency in Germany
B
To sabotage key economic and physical infrastructure in the USA
C
To spread fundamental Christianity among Japanese military
D
To annex Germantown, Philadelphia, USA (settled in 1683 by Pistorius), to inter German residents
Select from the options above.
4

Which is the southernmost of Central Asia’s five republics?

A
Turkmenistan
B
Uzbekistan
C
Georgia
D
Kazakhstan
Select from the options above.
5

Who "packed her trunk and said goodbye to the circus"?

A
Nellie the Elephant
B
Horton the Elephant
C
Lumpy the Heffalump
D
Babar the Elephant
Select from the options above.
6

How many carats is pure gold?

A
100
B
12
C
124
D
24
Select from the options above.
7

To say something is "bootleg" implies that it is what?

A
Leather
B
Illegal
C
A container for over-strength material
D
Figure-hugging
Select from the options above.
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