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Daily Quiz #160

General Knowledge Quiz for 26 June 2009

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1

What 1939 film, set during the American Civil War, starring Clark Gable and Vivienne Leigh, was based on a book by Margaret Mitchell?

A
Spartacus
B
Ben Hur
C
Gone With The Wind
D
Wait Until Dark
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2

What, in October 1871, was one of the biggest U.S. disasters of the 19th century, killing hundreds and destroying about four square miles of city buildings?

A
Great Chicago Fire
B
San Francisco Earthquake
C
New Orleans floods
D
Hurricane Mortimer, Miami
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3

Excluding Australia, what is the third largest island in the world?

A
Greenland
B
Borneo
C
New Guinea
D
Madagascar
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4

To which of these does the word "Molotov" not refer?

A
A type of home-made bomb, consisting of petrol in a bottle
B
An appointee to the Petrograd Soviet in 1917
C
A drink made with a base of gin and absinthe
D
A city in the Ural range of mountains
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5

How many lanes are there in an Olympic-sized swimming pool?

A
12
B
6
C
10
D
8
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6

Which British economist who advocated interventionist government policy died on 21 April 1946?

A
Milton Keynes
B
John Maynard Keynes
C
John Neville Keynes
D
Richard Darwin Keynes
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7

Ground-breaking research into American sexual habits was made by which couple?

A
Pierre and Marie Curie
B
William Masters and Virginia Johnston
C
Dave Stewart and Annie Lennox
D
Courtney Love and Kurt Cobain
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