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Daily Quiz #200

General Knowledge Quiz for 5 August 2009

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1

All Scrabble tournament (and most club) games are played with a game clock and a set time control. Typically how long does each player have in which to make all plays?

A
1 hour
B
15 minutes
C
45 minutes
D
25 minutes
Select from the options above.
2

"Doo lang doo land doo lang" is the start of which hit from the 1960s?

A
It's In His Kiss
B
He's So Fine
C
The Leader Of The Pack
D
Stop In The Name Of Love
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3

Where in Britain is Bishop Rock lighthouse?

A
Scilly Isles
B
Anglesey
C
Lundy
D
Channel Islands
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4

Where would you find a eustachian tube?

A
In the stomach
B
In the ear
C
On a stethoscope
D
On an intravenous drip
Select from the options above.
5

Who wrote the stories "The Nutcracker and the Mouse King" which inspired Tchaikovsky's ballet "The Nutcracker" and "The Sandman" which inspired the ballet "Coppélia" by Delibes?

A
Ernst Theodor Wilhelm Hoffman
B
Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller
C
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
D
Joseph Freiherr von Eichendorff
Select from the options above.
6

Which of these is a compound word?

A
Window
B
Discotheque
C
Motel
D
Someone
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7

Which of the following did Alan Shepard do on the moon in 1971?

A
Make a snowball
B
Put a shrimp on the barby
C
Hit a golf ball
D
Throw a frisbee
Select from the options above.
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