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Daily Quiz #127

General Knowledge Quiz for 24 May 2009

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What reptile, of which there are two living species, the American and the Chinese, got its name from the Spanish for lizard?

A
Iguana
B
Boa constrictor
C
Crocodile
D
Alligator
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2

How many states are there in Australia?

A
5
B
6
C
7
D
8
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3

Quickly is what part of speech?

A
Adverb
B
Adjective
C
Verb
D
Noun
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4

What was the first Olympics to be boycotted by nations that had previously competed?.

A
Montreal (1976)
B
Berlin (1936)
C
Melbourne (1956 )
D
Munich (1972 )
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5

Which Scotsman was given a ship by Americans to harass English shipping near Great Britain, and later became an admiral in the Russian Navy of Catherine The Great?

A
John Paul Jones
B
Billy Connolly
C
Blackbeard
D
Captain Blood
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6

Who "packed her trunk and said goodbye to the circus"?

A
Nellie the Elephant
B
Horton the Elephant
C
Lumpy the Heffalump
D
Babar the Elephant
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7

Which US State ended prohibition in November 1948, a law that had been in place there for 68 years?

A
Kentucky
B
Arkansas
C
Kansas
D
Utah
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