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Daily Quiz #223

General Knowledge Quiz for 28 August 2009

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1

What is the name given to a bone fracture when one part of it is driven into another?

A
Impacted
B
Compound
C
Greenstick
D
Comminuted
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2

Which of these islands are the furthest south?

A
The Prince Edward Islands
B
The Kerguelen Islands
C
The Falkland Islands
D
The Chatham Islands
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3

Americans call it a trunk. What do the British call it?

A
Trilby
B
Portmanteau
C
Boot
D
Glovebox
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4

Which of these novelists is not American?

A
Herman Melville
B
Ernest Hemingway
C
H G Wells
D
Mark Twain
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5

Which of these Elizabeth/Elisabeths did not have the title of Queen?

A
The daughter of Charles I of England, 1635 - 1650
B
Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon, 1900 - 2002
C
The daughter of Charles, Duke of Bavaria, 1876 - 1965
D
The daughter of Duke Maximilian Joseph and Princess Ludovika of Bavaria, 1837 - 98
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6

What film did Vittorio de Sica direct in 1946 about two innocent boys in Rome who commit a crime to buy a horse?

A
Open City
B
Shoe Shine
C
The Bicycle Thief
D
The Children Are Watching Us
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7

In which computer game is the player in the role of "The Stranger", who uses a special book to travel to an island and thence to several worlds known as "Ages"?

A
Myst
B
The SIMS
C
Riven
D
Grand Theft Auto
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