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Daily Quiz #190

General Knowledge Quiz for 26 July 2009

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1

What is an Australian talking about if he says "Emma Chizzit"?

A
The price of something
B
A folk singer
C
A politician
D
A character created by Charles Dickens
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2

The International date line passes through which of these?

A
Tasman Sea
B
Torres Strait
C
Cook Strait
D
Bering Strait
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3

Which 19th century scientist is recognised for work on thermodynamics, among other areas, and was made a Baron in 1892?

A
William Kelvin
B
Isaac Newton
C
Robert Boyle
D
Max Planck
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4

In which 1940 film did the characters Adenoid Hynkel, Benzino Napolini, Garbitsch and Herring appear?

A
Kampf? Moi?
B
Modern Times
C
The Great Dictator
D
Professor Loveodd
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5

What small, oily fish, of which there are 15 species, found in the shallow, temperate waters of the North Atlantic, the Baltic Sea, the North Pacific, and the Mediterranean, move in vast schools, coming in spring to the shores of Europe and America?

A
Sardines
B
Herring
C
Pilchards
D
Sprats
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6

Boadicea, Queen of the Iceni, is famous for leading resistance to the invasion of Britain by whom?

A
Huns
B
Vikings
C
Goths
D
Romans
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7

What is the next in this series: Los Angeles, Seoul, Barcelona, Atlanta?

A
Athens
B
Sydney
C
Beijing
D
London
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