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Daily Quiz #115

General Knowledge Quiz for 12 May 2009

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1

What is the science of weather and climate?

A
Meteorology
B
Pharmacology
C
Petrology
D
Oceanography
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2

What is the name for the 7 kingdoms into which England was supposedly divided in the early Middle Ages?

A
Regis Septimus
B
Septimal
C
Heptagarchy
D
Heptarchy
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3

By what name was netball previously known?

A
Women's basketball
B
Rounders
C
Skittles
D
Women's rugby
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4

Which film, that opens at the annual presentation of the Sarah Siddons Award for Distinguished Achievement, focusses on the personality clash of two stage actresses played by Bette Davis and Anne Baxter?

A
Sunset Boulevard
B
Once In A Lifetime
C
All About Eve
D
Sullivan's Travels
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5

Who set a new land speed record in a motor car of 91.37 mph on Lake St Clair on 12 January 1904?

A
Charles Chrysler
B
Malcolm Campbell
C
Juan Fangio
D
Henry Ford
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6

Which state donated the land occupied by the US capital city, Washington, District of Columbia?

A
Virginia
B
Maryland
C
Connecticut
D
New York
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7

Who created the characters of Willy Loman, Joe Keller and Eddie Carbone?

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