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Daily Quiz #26

General Knowledge Quiz for 12 February 2009

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1

How many of the Great Lakes form part of the border between the U S A and Canada?

A
3
B
5
C
6
D
4
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2

In 1952, Jonas Salk invented a safe and effective vaccine to prevent infection by which disease?

A
Mumps
B
Measles
C
Polio
D
Sleeping sickness
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3

In which of these films did Clint Eastwood not play a character called Inspector “Dirty Harry” Callaghan?

A
The Enforcer
B
The Rookie
C
Magnum Force
D
The Dead Pool
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4

What playwright wrote many of his plays for the Stephen Joseph Company in Scarborough, UK?

A
William Wycherley
B
Harold Pinter
C
Richard Brinsley Sheridan
D
Alan Ayckbourn
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5

Who had a positive drug test for excessive levels of testosterone after initially being declared the winner of the 2006 Tour de France?

A
Floyd Landis
B
Floyd Scruggs
C
Martin Landau
D
Martin Landis
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6

Both opposing generals, the British general Wolfe, and the French general Montcalm, were killed in a battle for which city in 1759?

A
Orleans
B
Quebec
C
Calais
D
Calcutta
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7

In the 1960's, record players were manufactured to revolve at 78, 45 and 33 revolutions per minute, and what other speed?

A
20 rpm
B
16 rpm
C
66 rpm
D
156 rpm
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