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Daily Quiz #177

General Knowledge Quiz for 13 July 2009

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1

In which country is the city of Kandahar?

A
Iran
B
Turkey
C
Afghanistan
D
India
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2

What measure is used to measure the warmth of a duvet?

A
Tron
B
Tog
C
Trug
D
Softie
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3

The War of the Triple Alliance (1864 - 1870) was fought between the allied countries of Argentina, Brazil, and Uruguay and which other country?

A
Venezuela
B
Paraguay
C
Panama
D
Chile
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4

Who wrote the "Uncle Remus" stories?

A
Harriet Beecher Stowe
B
Joel Chandler Harris
C
Joey Chandler Ross
D
Robert Louis Stevenson
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5

It is generally believed that which Ancient Roman festival, an archaic rite connected to fertility observed from 13 to 15 February, was converted by the Roman Catholic Church to honour the Virgin Mary which in turn became St Valentine's day?

A
Lupercalia
B
Saturnalia
C
Equirria
D
Opiconsivia
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6

Which member of the British royal family once worked for Andrew Lloyd Webber's Really Useful Theatre Company?

A
Prince Philip
B
Prince Andrew
C
Princess Anne
D
Prince Edward
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7

Which sport is played with a goal 12 ft wide by 7ft high, with a maximum of 11 players from each team able to be on the field at any time?

A
Rugby football
B
Hockey
C
Association Football (Soccer)
D
American Football
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