Qwizzeria Daily #816

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Here is the link for today’s quiz, the 816th edition of Qwizzeria Daily. And, if you need questions (in the text) for yesterday’s quiz, scroll down.


Good luck!


1. Which five-time Grand Slam singles winner was banned for 2 years after being tested positive for a cocaine metabolite in Wimbledon 2007?

2. This term originated in the 1850s in the British India Office. It became widely known when American naval strategist Thayer Mahan used the word in 1902 to ‘designate the area between Arabia peninsula and India’?

3. No One Writes to the Colonel is a 1999 Spanish-language film directed by Arturo Ripstein. It was an international co-production between France, Spain and Mexico. It is based on the eponymous novella by a Colombian author and Nobel Prize winner. Who?

4. The first documented use of these flowers is attributed to Hildegard of Bingen in the 11th century. It is one of the principal ingredients of an alcoholic beverage. What flowers?

5. The Swiss Deaf Association has dubbed this their 2016 Sign of the Year. The deciding factor was that – the sign had established itself in just a short period across Switzerland. What symbol? – PIC


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