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Daily Quiz #421

General Knowledge Quiz for 14 March 2010

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1

What is the name for the individual leaves of the calyx or outer whorl of a flower?

A
Sepal
B
Stamen
C
Seed
D
Stalk
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2

Which of these US cities is the furthest north?

A
San Francisco
B
Memphis
C
New Orleans
D
Chicago
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3

By what name was William Frederick Cody better known?

A
Billy The Kid
B
Buffalo Bill
C
Roy Rogers
D
W C Fields
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4

What is the honour system founded by Napoleon in 1802 that has five classes including Grand Cross and Officer?

A
Sacre Blues
B
Compagnie de Chevaliers
C
Champs Elysees
D
Legion of Honour
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5

What do these people have in common: Fournier, Bodoni, Gill and Baskerville?

A
They were passengers who survived the "Titanic" disaster
B
They have dog breeds named after them
C
They invented fonts which are named after them
D
They played in the Metropolitan Orchestra under Toscanini
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6

Sacha Baron Cohen created which character which first appeared on "The Eleven O'Clock Show" on Channel 4 in Great Britain on 8 September 1998?

A
Bruno
B
Jay Z
C
Borat Sagdiyev
D
Ali G
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7

The Royal Yacht Squadron of Cowes, based on the Isle of Wight, started a competition in 1851 now known by what name?

A
Ryder Cup
B
America's Cup
C
Ranfurly Shield
D
Borg-Warner Trophy
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