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Daily Quiz #422

General Knowledge Quiz for 15 March 2010

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1

The 2003 film "What A Girl Wants", with Amanda Bynes as the illegitimate daughter of a British politician played by Colin Firth, was a remake of which 1958 film starring Rex Harrison and Sandra Dee?

A
Breakfast at Tiffany's
B
Gigi
C
Gidget Goes Hawaiian
D
The Reluctant Debutante
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2

Who is a mythological lumberjack who appears in tall tales of American folklore, usually believed to be a giant as well as a lumberjack of unusual skill, who was first documented in the work of American journalist James MacGillivray?

A
Paul Bunyan
B
Paul Butterfield
C
Paul Simon
D
Paul Newman
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3

According to legend, where did Queen Guinevere end her days after the death of her husband, King Arthur?

A
Tattershall Castle, Lincolnshire
B
Bodiam Castle, Sussex
C
A nunnery at Amesbury
D
Gascony Abbey in Aquitaine
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4

Peter Snell, who set 5 individual world running records, was part of a team that set a new four by 1 mile relay record and won 2 Olympic golds for 800 metres (1960 Rome & 1964 Tokyo) and a gold for 1500 metres (1964 Tokyo), represented which country?

A
Austria
B
New Zealand
C
Kenya
D
India
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5

Which of these is not one of the four main divisions of the Stone Age?

A
Monolithic
B
Eolithic
C
Palaeolithic
D
Mesolithic
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6

Which of these islands is directly south of Cuba?

A
Puerto Rico
B
Jamaica
C
Hispaniola
D
Barbados
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7

Which movement was founded by Robert Stephenson Smyth Baden-Powell?

A
Seventh Day Adventists
B
Boy scouts
C
Y M C A
D
Liberal party
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