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Daily Quiz #191

General Knowledge Quiz for 27 July 2009

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1

Which metal is liquid at room temperature?

A
Tin
B
Mercury
C
Lead
D
Aluminium
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2

Which of these people writes right handed?

A
Gerald Ford
B
Barack Obama
C
Bill Clinton
D
Jimmy Carter
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3

Who identified "The Four Freedoms" (freedom of speech and expression, freedom of worship, freedom from want, freedom from fear) in a message to the US Congress?

A
George Washington
B
F D Roosevelt
C
Abraham Lincoln
D
George W Bush
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4

Which soprano, who had a highly successful opera career between 1968 and 2004, starred as Maria in the "operatic version" of Leonard Bernstein’s "West Side Story"?

A
Marni Nixon
B
Maria Callas
C
Jessye Norman
D
Kiri Te Kanawa
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5

For administrative purposes, France is subdivided into 100 areas which are called … what?

A
States
B
Governorates
C
Departments
D
Cantons
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6

At the 2008 Olympic Games, which event began its competition at Beijing before the Opening ceremony?

A
Football (soccer)
B
Archery
C
Rowing
D
Volleyball
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7

Which UK TV series based around the fictional Holby City Hospital, focuses on the staff and patients of the hospital's Accident and Emergency Department?

A
Dr Finlay's Casebook
B
Silent Witness
C
Casualty
D
General Hospital
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