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Daily Quiz #341

General Knowledge Quiz for 24 December 2009

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1

Irish is one of the official languages of the Republic of Ireland. What is the other?

A
Leprechaun
B
Erse
C
French
D
English
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2

Which of these was a horse that won the British Grand National three times, in 1973, 1974 and 1977?

A
Green Gin
B
Red Rum
C
Black Whisky
D
Yellow Bacardi
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3

The excavation of what city, destroyed in 79AD, was begun in 1748?

A
Carthage
B
Athens
C
Pompeii
D
Troy
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4

Which of these birds can fly?

A
Eagle
B
Kiwi
C
Emu
D
Ostrich
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5

Whose trademark wardrobe included a bowler hat and cane?

A
Mary Pickford
B
Clint Eastwood
C
Humphrey Bogart
D
Charlie Chaplin
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6

What does the Italian word "Piazza" mean?

A
A crust holding different toppings
B
A pedestrian bridge
C
Open space or square
D
Car park
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7

What is a fresco?

A
A motorway
B
A painting created by applying paint directly onto plaster on a wall or ceiling
C
A brand of citrus soft drink made by The Coca-Cola Company
D
A village on the island of Crete
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