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Daily Quiz #131

General Knowledge Quiz for 28 May 2009

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1

Which one of the four provinces of Ireland includes Northern Ireland, and three counties in the Republic of Ireland?

A
Connacht
B
Ulster
C
Donegal
D
Munster
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2

Opened in February 1907, what was built on the site of Newgate Prison?

A
Marble Arch roundabout
B
Crystal Palace
C
Kensington Gardens
D
Criminal Courts of Justice, Old Bailey
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3

Which actor, writer, producer and director, sometimes known as "Number 6", died in January 2009?

A
Steve Austin
B
Lew Grade
C
Patrick McGoohan
D
John Drake
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4

What does "in vino veritas" mean?

A
Good running van
B
Really good wine
C
In wine there is truth
D
I am over wine
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5

What is the name of the bird in the Peanuts comic strip?

A
Wingle
B
Flapper
C
Woodstock
D
Sammy
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6

Three members of which family, between 1781 and 1850, discovered Uranus, compiled a star catalogue, mapped all the stars in the Northern hemisphere and founded an observatory to map those in the Southern?

A
Planck
B
Herschel
C
Newton
D
Galileo
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7

In darts, what is the next in the sequence 7, 16, 8, 11, 14?

A
5
B
12
C
9
D
20
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