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Daily Quiz #226

General Knowledge Quiz for 31 August 2009

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1

What were T S Eliot's first names?

A
Thomas Stearns
B
Terence Samuel
C
Timothy Spears
D
Tipton Said
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2

What song plays over the opening credits of the film "Christine" (1983)?

A
"Bad To The Bone" by George Thorogood and the Destroyers
B
"Bad" by Michael Jackson
C
"Born To Be Wild" by Steppenwolf
D
"Christine" by Siouxsie and the Banshees
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3

Where in the USA is Lake Mead?

A
On the border between Nevada and Arizona
B
On the border between Utah and Arizona
C
On the border between Utah and Colorado
D
On the border between Nevada and Idaho
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4

One of the earliest European explorers to reach Australia and New Zealand has which island named after him?

A
Green Island
B
Stewart Island
C
Cook Island
D
Tasmania
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5

What was the occupation of the founder of Guy's Hospital, London?

A
Surgeon
B
Bookseller
C
Army officer
D
Merchant
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6

What is the contraction of the German "Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei" in common use in English?

A
Neddy
B
Nada
C
NAZI
D
Dub
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7

At which racecourse would you find Beecher's Brook and Canal Turn?

A
Brand's Hatch
B
Aintree
C
Silverstone
D
Epsom
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