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Daily Quiz #258

General Knowledge Quiz for 2 October 2009

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Which orange-seller became an actress, then mistress of King Charles II, died in 1687 aged 37, and was buried at St Martin-in-the-Fields?

A
Anne Hathaway
B
Anne Boleyn
C
Anna Karenina
D
Nell Gwynn
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2

What was the name of the first of the space shuttles that was used only for testing purposes?

A
Atlantis
B
Enterprise
C
Columbia
D
Discovery
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3

What name was given to groups of runaway slaves in Jamaica and Guiana in the 17th and 18th centuries?

A
Crimsons
B
Blues
C
Indigos
D
Maroons
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4

The 10th competition of which sport was held in Dubai, South Africa, New Zealand, USA, Australia, England and Scotland in 2008/09?

A
Baseball World Cup
B
IRB Sevens World Series
C
A1GP series
D
World Netball Series
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5

Where are the British Houses of Parliament?

A
Cheltenham
B
Washington
C
Edinburgh
D
Westminster
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6

Which of these countries is associated with the bagpipes?

A
China
B
India
C
Scotland
D
Russia
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7

Which of these painters was born in Greece?

A
El Greco
B
Gainsborough
C
Picasso
D
Rembrandt
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