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Daily Quiz #277

General Knowledge Quiz for 21 October 2009

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Which of these were the subject of a famous US court case in 1921, which resulted in their execution for murder on 23 August 1927 despite a public outcry and a confession by Celestino Madeiros in 1925?

A
Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II
B
Al Capone and Baby Face Nelson
C
Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzettti
D
Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow
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2

What musical term means "at walking pace"?

A
Adagio
B
Andante
C
Vivace
D
Concerto
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3

Bing Crosby died playing which sport?

A
Golf
B
Tennis
C
Chess
D
Basketball
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4

Which of these is a USA possession in the Greater Antilles, east of Hispaniola?

A
Hawaii
B
Philippines
C
Puerto Rico
D
Trinidad
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5

Who is Norman Cook better known as?

A
Jay Z
B
Fifty Cent
C
Eminem
D
Fatboy Slim
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6

Which of these is a tree disease spread by beetles?

A
German Oak Disease
B
Dutch Elm Disease
C
Belgian Ash Disease
D
Australian Willow Disease
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7

What is the name of the most famous art gallery in Paris?

A
The Louvre
B
The Bay
C
The Sash
D
The Oriel
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