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Daily Quiz #167

General Knowledge Quiz for 3 July 2009

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1

What is a doosra?

A
A dart that bounces off the wire (darts)
B
A time period (polo)
C
A bowling style (cricket)
D
A bathing cap (synchronised swimming)
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2

Which of these palaces has the largest floor area?

A
Palace of Versailles
B
Apostolic Palace, Vatican City
C
Buckingham Palace, London
D
Grand Kremlin Palace, Moscow
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3

Which seabird that ranges widely in the Southern Ocean and the North Pacific has the largest wingspan of any existing birds?

A
Belcher's gull
B
Albatross
C
Cormorant
D
Kittiwake
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4

Who was the chief deity of the Romans, the equivalent to the Greek's Zeus?

A
Pluto
B
Jupiter
C
Apollo
D
Neptune
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5

Who had their first cooking series on UK television in the 1970s?

A
Jamie Oliver
B
Nigella Lawson
C
Delia Smith
D
Gordon Ramsay
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6

Which film starring Steve McQueen featured a car chase through the streets of San Francisco?

A
Zabriskie Point
B
Vanishing Point
C
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
D
Bullitt
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7

Which of these happened to the half brother of USA President Barack Obama in January 2009?

A
He was made Governor of Illinois
B
He was assassinated
C
He was arrested for possession of marijuana
D
He married a Canadian woman, of Irish descent
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