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Daily Quiz #250

General Knowledge Quiz for 24 September 2009

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1

In cockney rhyming slang, what is "Trouble and Strife"?

A
Knife
B
Life sentence
C
Wife
D
Trifle
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2

Which English novelist wrote "Decline and Fall", "Brideshead Revisited" and "Officers and Gentlemen"?

A
Evelyn Waugh
B
W B Yeats
C
Graham Greene
D
E M Forster
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3

Which of these is a slender-billed wading bird related to the stork?

A
Ibis
B
Ibex
C
Ibanez
D
Isis
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4

In 1985 the Greenpeace protest ship "Rainbow Warrior" was bombed and sunk by French agents in which harbour?

A
Sydney, Australia
B
Auckland, New Zealand
C
Suva, Fiji
D
Noumea, New Caledonia
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5

If you sailed from the Aegean through the Sea of Marmara, the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov, and followed the Volga-Don canal, where would you end up?

A
North Sea
B
White Sea
C
Caspian Sea
D
Black Sea
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6

Which computer game takes place in Liberty City, Vice City and San Andreas, which suffer from rampant crime, feuding between crime syndicates, random acts of violence from street gangs, organized thievery and murder, and corrupt city officials and police?

A
The SIMS
B
Myst
C
Grand Theft Auto
D
Warcraft: Orcs & Humans
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7

The rest is silence are the dying words of which Shakespearean character?

A
Richard III
B
Macbeth
C
Hamlet
D
Cleopatra
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