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Daily Quiz #3813

General Knowledge Quiz for 27 June 2019

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1

What crime did Truman Capote research and write about in his true crime novel "In Cold Blood" (1966)?

A
The 1956 José León Suárez massacre by the police
B
Murders by the Charles Manson "family"
C
The murder of the Clutter family in Holcomb, Kansas, USA
D
Police shootings in a black artists' community in New York
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2

The ill-fated "Bay of Pigs" episode in 1961 concerned the invasion, by U S-backed forces, of which country?

A
Iraq
B
Afghanistan
C
Cuba
D
Philippines
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3

Which city is capital of the Republic of Côte d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast)?

A
Abidjan
B
Yamoussoukro
C
Bouaké
D
Abengourou
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4

American social worker Doria Ragland is the mother of what American actress who in 2018 adopted British citizenship and married a notable British figure?

A
Anna Eberstein
B
Princess Eugenie
C
Priyanka Chopra
D
Meghan Markle
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5

Which of these was an aircraft designer?

A
Alec Issigonis
B
Antoine Herman Gerard Fokker
C
Dr Ferdinand Porsche
D
Sir Robert Watson-Watt
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6

In 1984, Parkinson's Disease was formally diagnosed in a retired international celebrity in what field?

A
Stand-up comedy and acting
B
USA politics
C
Boxing
D
Civil rights activism
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7

What language or languages are the roots of the two parts of the name of the phobia, intense fear of something not usually harmful, which became current in the early 20th century called nyctophobia?

A
Latin and Greek
B
Both parts Greek
C
Gaelic and Greek
D
Arabic and Greek
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