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Daily Quiz #17

General Knowledge Quiz for 3 February 2009

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1

In 1937, what name was given to the part of Ireland that was not under British rule?

A
Irish Free State
B
Eire
C
Republic of Ireland
D
Erin
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2

What is the capital of the U S state of Pennsylvania?

A
Pittsburg
B
Harrisburg
C
Philadelphia
D
Boston
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3

What word refers to a measure used in Scotland for liquids, chiefly beer, equalling 9 gallons?

A
Jerkin
B
Merkin
C
Lurkin'
D
Firkin
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4

Who wrote the lyrics / music for the musical “Chess”?

A
Fred Ebb / John Kander
B
Richard Stilgoe & Charles Hart / Andrew Lloyd Webber
C
Tim Rice / Andrew Lloyd Webber
D
Tim Rice / Bjorn Ulvaeus & Benny Andersson
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5

What was the name for a foul smell believed to carry diseases, since discredited by the discovery of infectious agents?

A
Seepage
B
Majorca
C
Moa Point
D
Miasma
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6

What was the title of the U S TV series starring Carroll O'Connor that was based on the British series called "'Til Death Us Do Part"?

A
The Family Guy
B
Til Death
C
All In The Family
D
Love And Marriage
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7

In 1990, mountain climbers Rob Hall and Gary Ball were the first to do what in 7 months?

A
Climb Mt Everest 7 times
B
Climb the "Seven Summits"
C
Climb the 7 highest peaks in the Himalayas
D
Traverse New Zealand's Southern Alps from North to South
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