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Daily Quiz #150

General Knowledge Quiz for 16 June 2009

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1

Which of these games involves eating spots and escaping from ghosts?

A
Myst
B
Pacman
C
Warcraft
D
Tron
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2

In the Christian calendar, Maundy falls on which day of Holy Week?

A
Friday
B
Wednesday
C
Monday
D
Thursday
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3

The hero of which film starring Alec Guinness was a mousy bank clerk with steel-rimmed glasses and bowler hat who devised a plan to smuggle gold bars out of England disguised as small souvenir replicas of the Eiffel Tower?

A
Kind Hearts and Coronets
B
The Lavender Hill Mob
C
A Run For Your Money
D
The Lady Killers
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4

Its secretive nature, connection to classified aircraft research, and reports of unusual phenomena have led which part of the USA to be a focus of UFO and conspiracy theories?

A
Rockhampton
B
Woomera
C
Bikini
D
Area 51
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5

After the signing of the Anglo-Ottoman Convention of 1913, Mubarak Al-Sabah was recognised by the Ottomans and British as the ruler of the autonomous caza of which city and its hinterlands?

A
Kuwait
B
Qatar
C
Dubai
D
Saudi Arabia
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6

What joint is between the femur and the tibia?

A
Elbow
B
Ankle
C
Wrist
D
Knee
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7

Which of these is a woman?

A
Novelist Joyce Carey
B
Entertainer Marilyn Manson
C
Crimewriter P D James
D
Film director Carol Reed
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