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Daily Quiz #62

General Knowledge Quiz for 20 March 2009

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In Britain, what was the name given to the M4 Medium Tank that was produced by the US from World War II until the end of the Korean War?

A
Sherman
B
Matilda
C
Stuart
D
Centurion
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2

Which of these rivers does not flow through New Hampshire?

A
Salmon Falls River
B
Connecticut
C
Merrimack
D
Westfield
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3

Which of the following words originated from an annual procession of large chariots weighing several tons carrying the statues of Krishna, Subhadra and Baladeva?

A
Pantechnicon
B
Juggernaut
C
Lorry
D
Monster truck
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4

Which of these horse races does not form part of The Triple Crown in the USA?

A
Kentucky Derby
B
Alabama Stakes
C
Preakness Stakes
D
Belmont Stakes
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5

Which English actor, the majority of whose film work was between 1944 ("Waterloo Road") and 1960 ("Tunes of Glory"), won a Best Supporting Actor Oscar for his role in "Ryan's Daughter" (1970)?

A
John Mills
B
Alec Guinness
C
James Mason
D
David Niven
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6

Horatio Nelson lost his right eye in which battle?

A
Trafalgar
B
Calvi, Corsica
C
Santa Cruz
D
Copenhagen
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7

Which of these is a medical term for coughing up blood, associated with lung and heart disease?

A
Haemoptysis
B
Haemophilia
C
Hiccough
D
Haemorrhoids
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