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Daily Quiz #245

General Knowledge Quiz for 19 September 2009

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Which UK TV series starred David Jason as market trader Derek "Del Boy" Trotter and Nicholas Lyndhurst as his brother Rodney?

A
The Good Life
B
The Goodies
C
Absolutely Fabulous
D
Only Fools and Horses
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2

Gruyère is a town in which country?

A
Switzerland
B
France
C
Netherlands
D
Andorra
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3

Which machine game is the basis for a storyline in "Friends" ("The One Where Joey Dates Rachel"), where Chandler enters crude words onto the game's high-score screen and has Phoebe try to beat his scores (removing them) before Ross's young son arrives?

A
Pac Man
B
Ms. Pac-Man
C
Ping Pong
D
Grand Theft Auto
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4

What is represented by the peace symbol, which looks like a 3 legged inverted "Y" inside a circle?

A
A pitchfork stuck in the ground
B
An inverted "Victory" sign on a stick
C
A combination of the semaphore letters N and D, standing for "nuclear disarmament"
D
The alternative paths that humankind can decide to take
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5

Who was the commander of the Luftwaffe during World War II and died by taking poison after being condemned to death at the Nuremberg Trials in 1946?

A
Heinrich Himmler
B
Paul Joseph Goebbels
C
Walter Richard Rudolph Hess
D
Hermann Wilhelm Goering
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6

Which of these titles, first used for Charlemagne in 800 AD, existed until the early 20th century?

A
Defender of the Faith
B
Emperor
C
Nabob
D
Kaiser
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7

What is the name for an alcoholic preparation of opium widely used in the 18th and 19th centuries to treat a number of different complaints?

A
Laburnum
B
Laudanum
C
Londinium
D
Laudanosine
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