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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 Balatonf├╝red (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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