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Daily Quiz #391

General Knowledge Quiz for 12 February 2010

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Which band, which at the time comprised Jim Kerr, Charlie Burchill, Michael MacNeil, Mel Gaynor and John Giblin, had hit records with "Alive & Kicking", "Sanctify Yourself", "Ghostdancing" and "All the Things She Said"?

A
Scrambled Brains
B
Snapped Neurons
C
Muddle Heads
D
Simple Minds
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2

Which of these is an animal?

A
Tansy
B
Tamarisk
C
Tamarind
D
Tamarin
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3

Which nation established the first settlement in what is now South Africa at Table Bay in 1652?

A
Spain
B
Portugal
C
England
D
Holland
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4

What was the name of the 156 foot yacht that Johnny Depp and his family lived on in Puerto Rico while filming "The Rum Diary" early in 2009?

A
Ed Wood
B
Pirate of the Caribbean
C
VaJoLiRoJa
D
Scissor
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5

With which country do you associate the didgeridoo?

A
Australia
B
Spain
C
Pakistan
D
China
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6

What is the name of the golf club at St Andrews, Scotland, founded in 1754, whose motto is "Far and Sure"?

A
The Golf Club of Scotland
B
Royal St Andrews Golf Club
C
St Andrews Golf Club
D
Royal and Ancient Golf Club
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7

What palace / monastery covering 10 acres (4.05 hectares), in the shape of a grid iron as a monument to St Lawrence, was built 20 miles (32 kilometres) south of Madrid by Philip II?

A
Madrid Cathedral
B
Versailles
C
El Escorial
D
Alhambra
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