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Daily Quiz #205

General Knowledge Quiz for 10 August 2009

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1

Which country lies between Spain and France, in the Pyrenees?

A
Monaco
B
Andorra
C
San Marino
D
Liechtenstein
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2

What is disrupted when "Jet lag" occurs?

A
Acceleration
B
Flight schedules
C
Circadian rhythms
D
Cabin service
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3

She slopped her dripper is an example of what?

A
Spoonerism
B
Malapropism
C
Metaphor
D
Simile
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4

Anthony Wilding, who won the Wimbledon men's singles from 1910 to 1913, was from what country?

A
New Zealand
B
England
C
USA
D
Ireland
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5

What band’s most commercially successful line-up, in 1969-73, featured Ian Gillan, Ritchie Blackmore, Jon Lord, Roger Glover and Ian Paice?

A
Yes
B
Pink Floyd
C
Deep Purple
D
AC/DC
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6

Which country, after its Act of Union agreement expired, held a four-day plebiscite in 1944 and became an independent republic on 17 June 1944, with Sveinn Björnsson as the first President?

A
Faeroes Islands
B
Greenland
C
Iceland
D
Finland
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7

Who, in the 16th century, was a member of the court of Ivan The Terrible and became Tsar on the death of Ivan's son, Feodor/Theodore?

A
Boris Godunov
B
Feodor Nikitich Romanov
C
Vasili Shuiski
D
Dmitri Ivanovich
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