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Daily Quiz #210

General Knowledge Quiz for 15 August 2009

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1

In which country is the area called "the Algarve"?

A
Portugal
B
France
C
Spain
D
Andorra
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2

What is the ordinal of one?

A
Initial
B
Once
C
First
D
Champion
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3

What is the name for a musical work primarily designed to develop the technique of an instrumentalist?

A
Cantata
B
Sonata
C
Symphony
D
Etude
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4

By what name is Marian (or Mary Ann) Evans, who wrote "Adam Bede", "The Mill On The Floss" and "Silas Marner", better known?

A
P D James
B
Georgette Heyer
C
Jane Eyre
D
George Eliot
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5

In the UK quiz game "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?" (1998-2014), question 8 was worth how much money in 2006?

A
₤32,000
B
₤16,000
C
₤4,000
D
₤8,000
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6

According to Christian legend, who, as Jesus was bearing the cross to Golgotha, offered him her veil to wipe his brow?

A
Esther
B
Ruth
C
Veronica
D
Kylie
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7

What is added to water to make brine?

A
Sugar
B
Salt
C
Milk
D
Packet soup
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