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Daily Quiz #248

General Knowledge Quiz for 22 September 2009

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The foundations for which science were laid by Adam Smith in 1776 and followed up by people such as John Stuart Mill and David Ricardo?

A
Economics
B
Acoustics
C
Thermodynamics
D
Hydraulics
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2

St Vitus Cathedral is in which of these capital cities?

A
Brussels
B
Vilnius
C
Paris
D
Prague
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3

Ira Gershwin, the lyricist for most of George Gershwin's songs, was what relation to George?

A
Brother
B
Wife
C
Sister
D
Cousin
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4

Calvados apple brandy is traditionally produced in which country?

A
Mexico
B
Portugal
C
Spain
D
France
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5

Where was the war that began in 1998 and sometimes referred to as the "African World War", that has been called the world's deadliest conflict since World War II, with 5.4 million people killed?

A
Algeria
B
Somalia
C
Zimbabwe
D
Congo
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6

In badminton, how many times may the shuttlecock be struck by each side before it passes over the net?

A
Once
B
Twice
C
Six times
D
Four times
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7

King George VI had two daughters: Elizabeth Alexandra Mary and which other?

A
Beatrice Sophia
B
Alexandra Elizabeth
C
Mary Rose
D
Margaret Rose
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