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Daily Quiz #102

General Knowledge Quiz for 29 April 2009

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1

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

A
Epsom Derby
B
2,000 Guineas Stakes
C
1,000 Guineas Stakes
D
St. Leger Stakes
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2

The Rhine flows into the North Sea near which city?

A
Hamburg
B
Amsterdam
C
Rotterdam
D
Ostend
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3

Which animal character, who first appeared on film in 1933, was conceived by Merian C Cooper and created by Willis O'Brien?

A
Godzilla
B
Lassie
C
Flicka
D
King Kong
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4

Which birds from around Papua New Guinea and brought to Europe were believed never to land and to be kept aloft by their plumes, because native traders had removed the wings and feet from the specimens?

A
Hornbill
B
Hooded Pitohui
C
Cassowary
D
Bird of Paradise
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5

Which Czechoslovakian composer studied his native folk music and incorporated it into his work, including the opera "Jenufa"?

A
Arnold Walter
B
Bedřich Smetana
C
Antonín Dvořák
D
Leos Janácek
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6

The phrase "as green as grass" is an example of … what?

A
Litotes
B
Metaphor
C
Simile
D
Hyperbole
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7

What word came to mean a disparaging description of British merchants who returned to Britain, having made a fortune in India, was originally the title for a provincial governor or viceroy of specific parts of India?

A
Sahib
B
Pukka
C
Nabob
D
Panjandrum
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