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Daily Quiz #282

General Knowledge Quiz for 26 October 2009

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1

The faces of which of these shapes are not triangles?

A
Dodecahedron
B
Icosahedron
C
Octahedron
D
Tetrahedron
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2

No Direction Home is a documentary about whom?

A
Stephen Stills
B
Bob Dylan
C
Barack Obama
D
Hillary Clinton
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3

What is a name for the building where monks live and work?

A
Monkey house
B
Monastery
C
Minotaur
D
Monkery
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4

The French call it La Manche. What do the English call it?

A
English Channel
B
Dogger Bank
C
Isle of Man
D
Guernsey
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5

Which inn at Cheapside near Friday Street (where, it is said, Shakespeare, Johnson and friends met frequently), was destroyed by the Great Fire of London?

A
Mermaid Tavern
B
Queen Victoria Public House
C
Rovers Return
D
The Lazy Shag
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6

What was the name of the man and his adopted son who were Roman military leaders between 216 BC (the invasion of Italy by Hannibal) and 147 BC ( the destruction of Carthage)?

A
Augustus
B
Caesar
C
Scipio
D
Octavian
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7

Where were the World Cycling Championships held in 2009?

A
Czechoslovakia
B
Poland
C
England
D
Sweden
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