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Daily Quiz #118

General Knowledge Quiz for 15 May 2009

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1

She was as gentle as a lamb is an example of what?

A
Metaphor
B
Simile
C
Spoonerism
D
Malapropism
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2

The formula (X²)² is the same as which of these?

A
X²x2
B
2X²
C
(2X)²
D
X⁴
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3

What was the name of the bank manager in the TV series "The Beverley Hillbillies"?

A
Johnny Cash
B
Scrooge McDuck
C
Frank Lloyd
D
Mr Drysdale
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4

From 1797 to 1805 and from 1814 to 1866, the city of Venice was part of what country?

A
Greece
B
Turkey
C
Austria
D
Italy
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5

What was the name of the British Home Guard when it was founded in 1940?

A
Territorial Army
B
Dad's Army
C
Neighbourhood Watch
D
Local Defence Volunteers
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6

By what name is Siddhartha Gautama better known?

A
Buddha
B
Mahatma Gandhi
C
Prince
D
Ravi Shankar
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7

The 2009 Super Bowl, played at the Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida, was between the Arizona Cardinals and what other team?

A
Cleveland Browns
B
Dallas Cowboys
C
Baltimore Ravens
D
Pittsburg Steelers
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