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Daily Quiz #162

General Knowledge Quiz for 28 June 2009

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1

Which film starring Clark Gable and Charles Laughton was set mainly on a ship at sea?

A
The Old Man and the Sea
B
It Happened One Night
C
Men Against The Sea
D
Mutiny on the Bounty
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2

I want to be rich and effluent is an example of what?

A
Spoonerism
B
Malapropism
C
Metaphor
D
Simile
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3

How did Hannibal die in 183 BC?

A
Killed in battle at Metauras
B
Crushed by an elephant
C
Froze to death in the Alps
D
Committed suicide
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4

Which Greek mathematician, active in Alexandria during the reign of Ptolemy I and often referred to as the "Father of Geometry", published the textbook “Elements”?

A
Euclid
B
Hippocrates
C
Pythagoras
D
Archimedes
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5

In cricket, what is the name for bowling faults by one side that are counted as points and awarded to the other?

A
Wickets
B
Slips
C
Extras
D
Strikes
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6

Which of these airports serves Chicago?

A
Bob Hope
B
Kennedy
C
O'Hare
D
Roosevelt
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7

Which of these cloud types usually is the lowest?

A
Altostratus
B
Cirrocumulus
C
Cirrostratus
D
Stratocumulus
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