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Daily Quiz #284

General Knowledge Quiz for 28 October 2009

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1

The musical "The Sound of Music" is associated with which geographical area?

A
London
B
Austria
C
Thailand
D
New York
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2

Which of these British decorations was founded in 1916, to be awarded to ranks of non commissioned officers and below?

A
Victoria Cross (VC)
B
Military Cross (MC)
C
Military Medal (MM)
D
Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)
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3

What is the name for the large bodies of water that are along the border between Canada and the USA and in southern Canada?

A
The Everglades
B
The Big Ponds
C
The Wetlands
D
The Great Lakes
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4

Who danced for King Herod and then asked for the head of John the Baptist?

A
Christine Keeler
B
Mata Hari
C
Salome
D
Gypsy Rose Lee
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5

If a field is 25 metres square, what is the length of the perimeter?

A
20 metres
B
100 metres
C
.5 kilometre
D
1 centimetre
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6

Who won gold for the individual pursuit at the Track Cycling World Championships in 2009?

A
Alison Roe
B
Alison Shanks
C
Mary St Leger
D
Annabelle Philips
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7

In May 2009, publicist Raymone Bain announced that she was suing who for US$44 million for five years' work?

A
Jay Z
B
Jennifer Aniston
C
Michael Jackson
D
Madonna
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