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Daily Quiz #271

General Knowledge Quiz for 15 October 2009

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1

A cornea is found in what part of the body?

A
Nose
B
Ear
C
Eye
D
Foot
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2

Who, according to the Sumerian king list, was the fifth king of Uruk around 2700 BC, and became the central character in one of the best known works of early literature, where he was described as two-thirds god?

A
Lugalbanda
B
Gilgamesh
C
Ninsun
D
Enkidu
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3

Which of these is a Pacific Island that is famous for its large statues?

A
Ramadan Island
B
Christmas Island
C
Passover Island
D
Easter Island
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4

Most of Georgette Heyer's romance novels were set in which period?

A
1920s
B
Victorian
C
Regency
D
1950s
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5

Which sport holds its World Cup, its largest tournament event, including over 3,000 athletes and held each October at Disney's Wide World of Sports in Kissimmee, Florida?

A
Temperaball
B
Crayonball
C
Paintball
D
Gouacheball
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6

What is the name given to an unidentified serial killer who was active in the Whitechapel area and adjacent districts of London, England, in late 1888?

A
Dick Turpin
B
Machine Gun Kelly
C
Billy The Kid
D
Jack the Ripper
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7

What is another name for a hippocampus?

A
Coliseum
B
Stables
C
Zoological garden
D
Sea horse
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