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Daily Quiz #225

General Knowledge Quiz for 30 August 2009

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Who was the nephew of Emperor Franz Joseph of Austria and heir to the throne, who renounced his children’s right to succession in order to make a morganatic marriage with Countess Sophie Chotek and was assassinated with her in Bosnia in 1914?

A
Otto Ferdinand
B
Franz Karl
C
Otto Joseph
D
Franz Ferdinand
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2

When was the armistice for World War I signed?

A
Noon on 12 December
B
11am on 11 November
C
10am on 10 October
D
9am on 9 September
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3

Which US TV show, for which the cast list included Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Michael Richards and Jason Alexander, was set predominantly in an apartment block on New York City's Upper West Side (but shot mostly in Los Angeles, California)?

A
Friends
B
Seinfeld
C
Cheers
D
Frasier
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4

Which pen manufacturer was founded in 1891 in Janesville, Wisconsin, USA?

A
Osmiroid
B
Parker
C
Waterman
D
Pelikan
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5

On which island are 16 of Japan's 20 largest cities and Mount Fuji?

A
Kyūshū
B
Hokkaidō
C
Honshu
D
Shikoku
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6

When did the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC), formerly the governing body of cricket in England and across the world, pass most of its global functions to the International Cricket Council (ICC)?

A
1993
B
1788
C
1880
D
1946
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7

Glaucoma affects which part of the body?

A
Eye
B
Ear
C
Nose
D
Throat
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