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Daily Quiz #66

General Knowledge Quiz for 24 March 2009

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1

Where were the FIBA (Basketball) World Championships held in 2002?

A
Japan
B
Indianapolis, USA
C
Beijing
D
Seoul
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2

What is the largest island of Denmark, that includes the cities of Copenhagen and Helsingǿr?

A
Zealand
B
Fünen
C
Laaland
D
Bornholm
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3

What was the name of the temporary harbours that were towed to the French coast to facilitate D Day landings on 5 and 6 June 1944?

A
Bailey
B
Mulberry
C
Sherman
D
Lancaster
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4

From which sport do we get the expression "Bowled a googly"?

A
Baseball
B
Cricket
C
Association Football (Soccer)
D
Tennis
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5

Which one of four "big cats" in the Panthera genus is the only one found in the New World (i.e. Mexico, across much of Central America and south to Paraguay and northern Argentina)?

A
Tiger
B
Jaguar
C
Lion
D
Leopard
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6

Who created the characters of Tom Wingfield, Blanche Dubois, Big Daddy Pollitt and T Lawrence Shannon?

A
Arthur Miller
B
Tennessee Williams
C
Edward Albee
D
Sam Shepard
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7

What was Glenn Miller's signature tune?

A
Chattanooga Choo Choo
B
String of Pearls
C
Moonlight Serenade
D
The Miller's Tale
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