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Daily Quiz #183

General Knowledge Quiz for 19 July 2009

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1

Who was the author of "Around The World In 80 Days" and "20,000 Leagues Under The Sea"?

A
H G Wells
B
Jules Verne
C
H Rider Haggard
D
Jonathan Swift
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2

On 15 May 2002, FIFA announced that which nation would host the Football (soccer) World Cup in 2010?

A
Australia
B
Mexico
C
Morocco
D
South Africa
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3

Which country declared war on the British Empire in 1812 due to British restrictions to impede its trade, the forced recruitment of its citizens into the Royal Navy and British support for some of its indigenous people who were fighting them?

A
Spain
B
United States of America
C
Mexico
D
Argentina
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4

"Wisden" is a reference book on which subject?

A
Soccer
B
Film
C
Cricket
D
Baseball
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5

What is unusual about the Saint Pierre and Miquelon Islands, which are only 25 km (16 miles) south of Newfoundland?

A
They are French
B
They have the same time zone as Chicago
C
They are the northernmost point of the USA
D
They are the southernmost point of Canada
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6

Which of these words is another name for a nose bleed?

A
Epistaxis
B
Epilepsy
C
Eczema
D
Exposition
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7

"Chateau Snavely", "Amanda's", and "Payne" were three attempts to remake which UK TV series for the US market ?

A
Absolutely Fabulous
B
Only Fools And Horses
C
The Good Life
D
Fawlty Towers
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