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Daily Quiz #188

General Knowledge Quiz for 24 July 2009

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1

Which of these branches of zoology is to do with the study of insects?

A
Taxonomy
B
Behavioural ecology
C
Entomology
D
Ichthyology
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2

Who is said to be "the father of history"?

A
Herodotus
B
Cicero
C
Sophocles
D
Lygdamis
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3

Around 2,000 of which type of rocket-propelled pilotless bomb was launched on London from 8 September 1944 to March 1945?

A
Fokker
B
V1
C
Messerschmitt
D
V2
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4

In the USA, what is special about 2 February?

A
Groundhog Day
B
Thanksgiving
C
Independence Day
D
Columbus Day
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5

When did the Football Association in the UK present the FA Cup for competition?

A
1871
B
1795
C
1824
D
1862
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6

The Queen of the Night appears in which of these operas?

A
Peter Grimes
B
Jenufa
C
The Pearl Fishers
D
The Magic Flute
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7

In which state of the USA would you find Yosemite National Park?

A
Wyoming
B
California
C
Montana
D
Colorado
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