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Daily Quiz #3916

General Knowledge Quiz for 8 October 2019

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1

An ostrich is said to bury what in the sand in time of danger?

A
Its chickens
B
Its head
C
A spare $10 note
D
Its feet
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2

In 2007, the general assembly of which US state voted to express "profound regret" for its involvement with slavery?

A
Alabama
B
Virginia
C
Texas
D
Tennessee
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3

Which bird is recognised as the national symbol of Denmark?

A
Skylark
B
White stork
C
Mute swan
D
Sparrow
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4

Who is the Egyptian princess, the competing love interest to Aida in the Verdi opera of that name?

A
Nefertiti
B
Amneris
C
Cleopatra
D
Sekhmet
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5

"Goal attack" and "wing defence" are positions in which sport?

A
Cricket
B
Netball
C
Baseball
D
Soccer
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6

Who was speaking at Freedom Square in Tbilisi, Georgia, on 10 May 2005, when Vladimir Arutyunian threw a live hand grenade (which did not detonate) toward the podium?

A
George W. Bush
B
Vladimir Putin
C
Tony Blair
D
Paul McCartney
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7

In Anglo Saxon Britain, what word described a magistrate and the regional representative of the king?

A
Ostler
B
Cowper
C
Fletcher
D
Reeve
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