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Daily Quiz #159

General Knowledge Quiz for 25 June 2009

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1

In music, what does the term "Allegro" mean?

A
Moderately slow
B
At a slow pace
C
At a quick pace
D
Moderately quickly
Select from the options above.
2

"Fawlty Towers" was written by John Cleese and Connie Booth, who played main characters. Which character did Connie Booth play?

A
Sybil
B
Polly
C
The cook
D
Miss Tibbs
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3

Which country, once part of the Republic of Gran Colombia under Simon Bolivar, became independent in 1830 and annexed the Galapagos Islands in 1832?

A
Paraguay
B
Venezuela
C
Panama
D
Ecuador
Select from the options above.
4

What is the science that deals with the principles and construction of timepieces?

A
Tempology
B
Horology
C
Minutry
D
Chronology
Select from the options above.
5

In 1874 the Teddington Cricket Club began to draw up rules that were formally published by the Wimbledon club in 1883, for which game?

A
Hockey
B
Tennis
C
Badminton
D
Cricket
Select from the options above.
6

Which US illustrator created images of Americana for the Saturday Evening Post?

A
Norman Rockwell
B
Aubrey Beardsley
C
M C Escher
D
Edvard Munch
Select from the options above.
7

What is the highest waterfall in the world?

A
Sutherland Falls, New Zealand
B
Victoria Falls, Zambia
C
Niagara Falls, US/Canada
D
Angel Falls, Venezuela
Select from the options above.
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