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Daily Quiz #174

General Knowledge Quiz for 10 July 2009

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1

Verdigris is the name for the green deposit formed after exposure to air on what metal?

A
Copper
B
Tin
C
Iron
D
Magnesium
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2

Which of these was named after Thomas Lord?

A
The Lord Chamberlain
B
The Lord's Prayer
C
Lord's Cricket Ground
D
The Lord of the Isles
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3

In traditional English pantomime, which shrewd, witty, light-hearted character vied with Pierrot for the affection of Columbine, and was based on the Commedia Dell'Arte character Arlecchino?

A
Scaramouche
B
The Captain
C
Punch
D
Harlequin
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4

The city of Miami, Florida, is at the mouth of which river?

A
Peace River
B
Miami River
C
Yellow River
D
St John River
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5

Which Dutch artist painted "Sunflowers" and was the subject of a pop song by Don McLaine?

A
Thomas Gainsborough
B
Rembrandt
C
Jackson Pollock
D
Vincent van Gogh
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6

What was the colloquial name given to women volunteers to the US Navy during the second world war?

A
WRENS
B
WAVES
C
WAAFS
D
WREKS
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7

Competitions for which cup, sometimes called the World Men's Team Championships, for international badminton teams representing nations in the Badminton World Federation, have been held every three years since 1948-1949 and every two years since 1982?

A
The Thomas Cup
B
The Uber Cup
C
The Sudirman Cup
D
The BWF Super Series Trophy
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