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Daily Quiz #101

General Knowledge Quiz for 28 April 2009

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1

Which calendar was different from its predecessor because leap years did not fall on years divisible by 100 unless they were also divisible by 400?

A
Roman calendar
B
Gregorian calendar
C
Lunar Calendar
D
Julian calendar
Select from the options above.
2

Where were the first modern Olympic Games held, from 6 to 15 April 1896?

A
London, England
B
Paris, France
C
St. Louis, Missouri, U S A
D
Athens, Greece
Select from the options above.
3

Which territory has abandoned its capital city of Plymouth and has Brades as a de facto capital?

A
Falkland Islands
B
Montserrat
C
Anguilla
D
Pitcairn Islands
Select from the options above.
4

Which band, formed in Newcastle upon Tyne, had the original members of Eric Burdon, Alan Price, Hilton Valentine, John Steel, and "Chas" Chandler?

A
The Kinks
B
The Alan Price Set
C
Herman’s Hermits
D
The Animals
Select from the options above.
5

Which medium-sized, burrowing, nocturnal mammal, native to Africa, is the sole representative of the mammalian order Tubulidentata?

A
Anteater
B
Armadillo
C
Sloth
D
Aardvark
Select from the options above.
6

Who is the subject of “The Future Is Unwritten”, a film by Julien Temple?

A
Warren Zevon
B
Tom Waits
C
Jerry Lee Lewis
D
Joe Strummer
Select from the options above.
7

Who is a senior servant in a large household, specifically in charge of the dining room, wine cellar, and pantries?

A
Secretary
B
Footman
C
Butler
D
Valet
Select from the options above.
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