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Daily Quiz #87

General Knowledge Quiz for 14 April 2009

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1

What event led to a US grand jury indicting E. Howard Hunt, Jr. and G. Gordon Liddy for conspiracy, burglary and violation of federal wiretapping laws?

A
Lewinsky scandal
B
Iran contra scandal
C
Watergate
D
ABSCAM
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2

Which science fiction writer developed "The Three Laws of Robotics"?

A
Arthur C Clarke
B
Isaac Asimov
C
Edward Neumeier & Michael Miner
D
Terry Pratchett
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3

On what play by George Bernard Shaw is the musical “My Fair Lady” based?

A
She Stoops To Conquer
B
Man And Superman
C
Pygmalion
D
Lysistrata
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4

What river forms the boundary between Indiana and Kentucky?

A
Mississippi
B
Ohio
C
Missouri
D
Colorado
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5

The drink of the Gods is nectar: what is the food of the Gods?

A
Euphoria
B
Junket
C
Amphora
D
Ambrosia
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6

Of which species of plant found on the floors of east Asian forests from eastern India, Indochina, China and Japan have 93 species been formally described, and, it is speculated, there may be 200 to 300?

A
Hyacinth
B
Aspidistra
C
Oleander
D
Nasturtium
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7

What board game for two players is known as wéiqí in Chinese and baduk in Korean?

A
Go
B
Draughts
C
Scrabble
D
Chess
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