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Daily Quiz #340

General Knowledge Quiz for 23 December 2009

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FINA announced in November 2008 that the cities that had expressed interest in hosting the 2013 World Aquatics Championships were Belgrade (Serbia), Budapest and Balatonfüred (Hungary), Dubai (United Arab Emirates), Hamburg (Germany), Hong Kong (China), Madrid (Spain), and which other?

A
Paris (France)
B
London (England)
C
Moscow (Russia)
D
Melbourne (Australia)
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2

What is the capital of the archipelago in the South Atlantic Ocean called The Falkland Islands?

A
Stanley
B
Georgia
C
St. George's
D
The Settlement
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3

The "Saucy Jacky" postcard, received by Scotland Yard in 1888, was claimed to have been written by whom?

A
Jack the Ripper
B
Jackie Chan
C
Little Jack Horner
D
Jack Nicholson
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4

How was Joan of Arc killed in 1431 after she was captured by the Burgundians, sold to the English and tried by an ecclesiastical court?

A
Firing squad
B
Electric chair
C
Lethal injection
D
Burnt at the stake
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5

What is the generic name for all of the greater festivals of the Christian Church?

A
Sacraments
B
Red letter days
C
Stations of the Cross
D
Annunciation days
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6

Which of these is a sign of the zodiac?

A
Spider
B
Crab
C
Anaconda
D
Condor
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7

Which of these is a musical that tells the story of cowboy Curly McLain and his romance with farm girl Laurey Williams?

A
Nebraska!
B
Wyoming!
C
Oklahoma!
D
South Dakota!
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