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Daily Quiz #332

General Knowledge Quiz for 15 December 2009

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1

What is the popular name of the legal situation regarding the sale and manufacture of alcohol in the USA between 1919 and 1933?

A
Problem drinking
B
Six O'Clock Swill
C
Prohibition
D
Las Vegas Syndrome
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2

In international sport, what is the IPL?

A
Indian Premier League
B
Italian Petanquer Laws
C
Indonesian Polo League
D
Internationale de Peru da Lambada
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3

What is the popular name for the strip of land in France, Monaco and Italy that includes the cities of Cannes, Nice, Monte Carlo, Antibes, Rapallo and Bordighera?

A
Costa del Sol
B
Riviera
C
Cosa Nostra
D
Mosquito Coast
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4

What was invented by Elias Howe in 1846 and improved by Isaac Merritt Singer?

A
Weaving loom
B
Dishwasher
C
Sewing machine
D
Sausage-making machine
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5

Who invented an early form of fragmentation shell that was first used by the British army in 1803?

A
Henry Shrapnel
B
George Grenade
C
Peter Pompom
D
Andrew Bartle
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6

In a film script, what do the letters POV mean?

A
Put on "virtual" setting
B
Point out of the vehicle window
C
Point Of View
D
Plenty of violet
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7

Laurence Olivier directed and starred in a 1944 film, which began in the Globe Theatre and then gradually shifted to a realistic evocation of the Battle of Agincourt, which was adapted from which one of Shakespeare's plays?

A
Victoria
B
Frederick II
C
Henry V
D
Maximillian
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