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Daily Quiz #387

General Knowledge Quiz for 8 February 2010

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1

The Darling family are from which film?

A
Peter Pan
B
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
C
Mary Poppins
D
The Railway Children
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2

In Greek legend, who was the son of Daedalus who fell to his death?

A
Jason
B
Hercules
C
Sisyphus
D
Icarus
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3

The Mississippi River is on what continent?

A
North America
B
Europe
C
Australia
D
Antarctica
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4

What apple-like fruit containing pulp covered seeds with a golden-red rind is formed from (usually scarlet) flowers?

A
Lemon
B
Kiwifruit
C
Pomegranate
D
Breadfruit
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5

In which country was the first 24 hour race for motor cars held on a closed course, in 1907?

A
Germany
B
France
C
Belgium
D
England
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6

Who fell out of favour with Queen Elizabeth I over his intrigue with Elizabeth Throgmorton, was imprisoned and eventually beheaded?

A
Lord Melchett
B
Sir Francis Drake
C
Sir Walter Raleigh
D
Captain Flashman
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7

Which newspaper, originally called "The Daily Universal Register" was founded by John Walter in 1785?

A
The Sun
B
The Guardian
C
The Observer
D
The Times
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