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Daily Quiz #285

General Knowledge Quiz for 29 October 2009

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Which of these was a film starring Robert Carlyle, Ewan McGregor, Kelly Macdonald, Jonny Lee Miller, Kevin McKidd and Ewen Bremner?

A
Anoraks Unite
B
Trainspotting
C
Crewe Jumping
D
Paddington Bared
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2

The borders of which country which became independent in 1971 were established with the partition of Bengal and India in 1947, when the region became the eastern wing of the newly formed Pakistan?

A
Clangacymbal
B
Getiton
C
Bangagong
D
Bangladesh
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3

Which gas is the most common in the earth's atmosphere?

A
Nitrogen
B
Carbon dioxide
C
Hydrogen
D
Oxygen
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4

In Britain, when was the Football Association formed to draw up the rules of Association Football (soccer)?

A
1863
B
1756
C
1793
D
1824
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5

What was first worn by British soldiers in India in 1845?

A
Khaki
B
Berets
C
Steel capped boots
D
Green woollen socks
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6

Mexico is on what continent?

A
North America
B
Asia
C
Australia
D
Antarctica
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7

Jacques Seguela wrote "Autobiographie Non Autorisée" about Carla Bruni, supermodel-singer, and her most recent lover at the time, which was who?

A
TV star Ellen Degeneres
B
Mick Jagger of the Rolling Stones
C
Film star Brad Pitt
D
French president Nicolas Sarkozy
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