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Daily Quiz #176

General Knowledge Quiz for 12 July 2009

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1

The Christian festival of Easter Sunday occurs on which day?

A
The fifth Sunday after the full moon following the new year
B
Usually the first Sunday after the full moon on or after the vernal equinox
C
The sixth Sunday on or after the vernal equinox
D
The second Sunday after the full moon following the celebration of Christmas
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2

Why is the most southern part on the South American continent, Cape Horn, so called?

A
It was named by a Dutch sailor who was born in Hoorn
B
It looks like a cow's horn on the map
C
It is populated by many cows
D
The wind through the caves makes a sound like a trumpet
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3

Who won the 1986 World Cup Squash title, breaking another player's five year unbeaten run?

A
Jansher Khan
B
Jahangir Khan
C
Ross Norman
D
Chris Dittmar
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4

What was the title of the spin off TV show from "Friends", starring Matt le Blanc?

A
Cocks
B
Chandler
C
Ross
D
Joey
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5

What is a word for giddiness, often associated with a disease of the inner ear?

A
Vertigo
B
Hydrophobia
C
Necrophilia
D
Impetigo
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6

Which English barrister, who wrote the play "Voyage Around My Father" and the TV series "Rumpole of the Bailey", died in January 2009?

A
Harold Pinter
B
John Mortimer
C
Tom Stoppard
D
Michael Frayn
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7

The governor of which state was removed from office by the state senate in January 2009?

A
Utah
B
Illinois
C
Idaho
D
Alaska
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