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Daily Quiz #158

General Knowledge Quiz for 24 June 2009

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1

Americans call it a faucet. What do the British call it?

A
Skillet
B
Pat
C
Tap
D
Snively
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2

Who was called "Hanoi Jane" after her activities during the Vietnam War?

A
Jane Fonda
B
Jane Seymour
C
Jayne Torvill
D
Jane Austen
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3

Which American photographer who lived from 1923 to 1971 was noted for her portraits of people such as transvestites, dwarfs, giants and prostitutes in unconventional poses and settings?

A
Lisolette Gilcrest
B
Barbara Nitke
C
Diane Arbus
D
Annie Liebowitz
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4

What strait connects the Persian Gulf with the Gulf Of Oman?

A
Strait of Tartary
B
Kanmon Straits
C
Bashi Channel
D
Hormuz
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5

What name is given to a compound of carbon and hydrogen in various proportions?

A
Hydrate
B
Hydrocarbon
C
Hydroxide
D
Hydroxyl
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6

Where is Happy Valley racecourse?

A
Hong Kong, China
B
Sydney, Australia
C
Devon, England
D
Louisville, Kentucky, USA
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7

Who was the son of King John and Isabella of Angoulême who became King of England when 9 years old?

A
William I
B
Henry II
C
John II
D
Henry III
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