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Daily Quiz #413

General Knowledge Quiz for 6 March 2010

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1

Barbi Benton was famous as whose girlfriend from 1969 to 1976 ?

A
Hugh Hefner
B
Bob Guccione
C
Larry Flynt
D
David Attenborough
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2

From the 15th century onward, which country took control of Ceuta (North Africa), Madeira, the Azores, Goa (India), Brazil, Ormuz (in the Persian Strait), Malacca (now part of Malaysia) and Macau (China)?

A
Canada
B
Samoa
C
Portugal
D
Japan
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3

Which highly contagious disease, characterised by the sudden onset of rigor, headache, delirium and fever, followed by a rash, is caused by a virus conveyed by lice?

A
Typhoid fever
B
Typhus
C
Measles
D
Whooping cough
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4

Staten Island, New York, is at the mouth of which river?

A
Missouri
B
Mississippi
C
Hudson
D
Potomac
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5

Mrs Lovett made meat pies from material supplied by whom?

A
Sweeney Todd
B
Jack The Ripper
C
Michael Myers
D
Norman Bates
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6

What is a "scion"?

A
A learned person
B
A lineal descendant of a noble family
C
A notable ancestor
D
An agent of retributive justice
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7

What winter sport that combines cross-country skiing and rifle shooting was called "military patrol" when it was contested at the Olympic Winter Games in 1924, and demonstrated in 1928, 1936, and 1948?

A
Steeplechase
B
Nordic walking
C
Cross-country slalom
D
Biathlon
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