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Daily Quiz #154

General Knowledge Quiz for 20 June 2009

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Which card game involves 2 teams of 2 players aiming to reach 7 points, with each trick taken above 6 counting as 1 point, using 52 cards, all dealt except the last, which is turned up as trumps?

A
Poker
B
Five Hundred
C
Whist
D
Blackjack
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2

What is a feud where the relatives of a murdered man take vengeance on the family of those who killed him, for generations?

A
Miscegenation
B
Nemesis
C
Assassination
D
Vendetta
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3

What is the subject of the study of "limnology"?

A
The history of illuminated manuscripts
B
Blood circulation in human arms and legs
C
Branch growth
D
Inland waters
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4

The British TV series "Porridge" was set in what prison?

A
Wormwood Scrubs
B
Slade
C
Newgate
D
Brixton
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5

Which of these is not a British prison?

A
Belmarsh
B
Holloway
C
Cardrona
D
Parkhurst
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6

Which two British Prime Ministers had the same name?

A
Winston Churchill
B
William Gladstone
C
William Pitt
D
Alec Douglas-Home
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7

From which country was Fulgencio Batista ousted in 1959?

A
Guatemala
B
Dominican Republic
C
Haiti
D
Cuba
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