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Daily Quiz #4027

General Knowledge Quiz for Monday, 27 January 2020

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1

Court Philippe Chatrier, which has stands named after Jacques "Toto" Brugnon, Jean Borotra, Henri Cochet, and René Lacoste, is the main court of an international tennis venue in which city?

A
Monte Carlo
B
Paris
C
Quebec
D
Brussels
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2

Which film was banned for 8 years in the Republic of Ireland and for a year in Norway, and was marketed in Sweden as '"The film so funny that it was banned in Norway"?

A
Lethal Weapon
B
Monty Python's Life of Brian
C
Flying High
D
Love, Actually
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3

The Pan-American Highway, a network of roads nearly 48,000 km (29,800 miles) long links the mainland nations of the Americas in a connected highway system, except for an 87 km (54 mile) stretch called what?

A
Baja Trench
B
Patagonian Canal Region
C
Darién Gap
D
Brazilian Rain Forest
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4

Which country set up the "Committee on Public Information" from April 1917 to June 1919 to run a propaganda campaign, and told citizens to seek out spies, which led to the creation of "patriotic organizations"?

Note: This question was updated in September 2022
A
Great Britain
B
Germany
C
USA
D
France
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5

What is the only breed of dog to be named after a character in fiction?

A
Tenterfield Terrier
B
The Dandie Dinmont Terrier
C
Basenji
D
Bedlington Terrier
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6

What originated as a French folk dance, notated in 4/4 or 2/2 time at moderate tempo, with a distinctive rhythmic feature, as phrases begin in the middle of the bar (on the third quarter note), creating a half-measure upbeat?

A
Camelot
B
Garrotte
C
Guillemot
D
Gavotte
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7

Which singer made the news in September 2009 when Muslim groups protested that her first concert in Malaysia should be cancelled for a second time?

A
Beyoncé
B
Madonna
C
Shakira
D
Enya
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