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George Arliss played this role in 1911 as well as in the 1929 movie adaptation that won him a Best Actor Oscar. Which British statesman role did he portray? #GeorgeArliss #Oscars #BestActor #AcademyAwards #movies #cinema #qwizzeria

George Arliss took inspiration from the British statesman from the Victorian era, Benjamin Disraeli to further his stage career. He commissioned Louis Napoleon Parker in 1910 to write the play, Disraeli. The play was a hit and was adapted for the movie on…
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Which player became the first to score a hattrick in a losing cause in an European Cup final? #football #UEFA #EuropeanCup #ChampionsLeague #soccer #europe #futbol #qwizzeria #trivia #QOTD #Benfica #Eusebio

The 1962 European Cup (now UEFA Champions League) saw Benefica retain their title by defeating Real Madrid in a thrilling 8-goal final. Ferenc Puskás scored a hattrick for Real Madrid, which eventually was in vain as Benefica triumphed 5-3. Puskás’…
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Derived from the local language meaning 'gold' (auksas), what European country's former currency was auksinas? Now they use Euro since 2015. #Qwizzeria #quizzes #facts #currency #geography #Euros #auksinas #gold #trivia #facts #qotd

Derived from the local language meaning ‘gold’ (auksas), Lithuania’s one of the two former currencies was auksinas. The German Ostmark was in circulation from 1918 to 1922 before they were replaced by ‘litas’ until the beginning of 2015. They shifted to…
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Prior to 1930 movie, The Divorcee, eager to changer her image and play more sensuous role, which actress played the role of 'Jerry' that earned her Best Actress Oscar? #TheDivorcee #Actress #Oscars #AcademyAwards #movies #qwizzeria

Ursula Parrott was the pen name used by the American writer Katherine Ursula Towle, known for her romantic fiction novels and stories. Her first novel, Ex-Wife was published in 1929 and the very next year it was adapted into a movie titled, The Divorcee.…
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Which Italian driver won the only race of his career at the 1952 Swiss Grand Prix? #Italy #formulaone #Formula1 #F1 #Ferarri #SwissGP #GrandPrix #Qwizzeria #facts #trivia #dailyquiz #qotd

The 1952 Formula One season saw the regulations being tweaked to Formula Two rules than the Formula One regulations. One of the reasons being, Alfa Romeo and Ferrari were the only two teams that qualified under Formula One regulations. With Alfa Romeo out…
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Benfica became the first Portuguese team to win the European Cup defeating what Spanish club? #EuropeanCup #ChampionsLeague #UCL #UEFA #Benfica #football #soccer #qwizzeria #trivia #QOTD #quizzes

At the 1960-61 European Cup season, Real Madrid looking for their sixth consecutive title were knocked out by Barcelona in the first round. Benfica looked strong and they became the first team other than Real Madrid to win the European Cup. Benfica won…
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Divided between four countries, #Brunei #EastTimor #Indonesia and #Malaysia ....which group of islands are further divided into 'Greater' and 'Lesser' groups? #geography #ocean #asia #trivia #quiz #qotd #qwizzeria #dailyquiz #oceania

The Sunda Islands are a group of islands located in the Malay archipelago. It is divided between four countries, Brunei, East Timor, Indonesia, and Malaysia. The group of islands is further divided into ‘Greater’ Sunda Islands and ‘Lesser’ Sunda groups.
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The Love Parade is a 1929 movie that was nominated for six Oscars. It was the first sound film of which German-American director? #Oscars #qwizzeria #Movies #cinema #AcademyAwards #LoveParade #1929 #comedy #sound #musical #play

The Love Parade is a 1929 movie that was nominated for six Oscars, the first movie to be nominated for at least six Oscars. The movie was adapted from the French play Le Prince Consort (written by Jules Chancel and Leon Xanrof). It is notable for being…
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Which future F1 champion made his debut at the 2001 Australian GP along with Kimi Raikkonen? #FormulaOne #F1 #Formel1 #SingaporeGP #Raikkonen #Ferrari #Sauber #AustralianGP #Schumacher #Singapore #qotd #qwizzeria #trivia #facts #quiz

At the 2001 Australian Grand Prix, Michael Schumacher cruised to the 45th win of his career. The race was notable for being the debut race for future world champions, Kimi Raikkonen (Sauber Petronas) and Fernando Alonso (Minardi European). Raikkonen…
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What word connects the following - Russian assembly, a language in Gabon and the Swahili term for 'cheetah'? #qwizzeria #Swahili #language #Russia #Gabon #cheetah #trivia #facts #qotd #dailyquiz #quiz #bantu

The term ‘Duma’ has different meanings depending on the language(s). In Russia, it is used for assembly and gets its name from the Russian verb (dumat) which means ‘to think’. Duma is one of the languages spoken by the Bantu people in Gabon. And, Duma is…
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