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Daily Quiz #25

General Knowledge Quiz for 11 February 2009

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1

Which of these is a fielding position in cricket?

A
Silly mid-on
B
Short deep square
C
Short-stop
D
Catcher
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2

Who, as the world's oldest person at the time according to the Guinness Book of records, died in January 2009?

A
Rip van Winkle
B
Maria Magdalena
C
Gartfida Baines
D
Maria de Jesus
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3

Which of these countries has the lowest population density?

A
Russia
B
Finland
C
Iceland
D
Latvia
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4

The film actor Marion Michael Morrison is better known by what name?

A
Stewart Granger
B
John Wayne
C
Richard Widmark
D
Burt Lancaster
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5

What organisation was formed in 1670 when King Charles II of England granted a charter to Prince Rupert and others to give them large tracts of land and the trading rights over a large area?

A
New Zealand Company
B
East India Company
C
Hudson's Bay Company
D
Bad Company
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6

Which of these films was not directed by Sergio Leone?

A
The Good, The Bad And The Ugly
B
Hang 'Em High
C
A Fistful Of Dollars
D
For A Few Dollars More
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7

Who described "unified field theory", an attempt to unify and simplify the fundamental laws of physics, in a paper titled "On The Generalised Theory of Gravitation" in 1950?

A
Isaac Newton
B
Satyendra Nath Bose
C
Max Planck
D
Albert Einstein
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