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Daily Quiz #424

General Knowledge Quiz for 17 March 2010

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Who, though he died at 35, wrote over 600 works including 23 string quartets, 5 string quintets, 21 piano concertos and 19 operas?

A
Bach
B
Beethoven
C
Mozart
D
Ravel
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2

Which of these paintings was painted first?

A
Laughing Cavalier
B
Mona Lisa
C
The Haywain
D
Whistler's Mother
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3

Which of these is an evergreen shrub with leathery lance-shaped leaves?

A
Holly
B
Laurel
C
Aspidistra
D
Foxglove
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4

During the reign of the Tudors in England, what instrument was used to behead those executed by order of the monarch for treason?

A
Axe
B
Guillotine
C
Cheese grater
D
Chainsaw
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5

The Leominster Rams have won more than 20 US National titles, including seven straight wins 2004 to 2010, in which sport?

A
American Football
B
Ice Hockey
C
Basketball
D
Street hockey
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6

Which of these US cities is the southernmost?

A
Phoenix
B
Las Vegas
C
Albuquerque
D
Memphis
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7

Where are the Crown Jewels for Queen Elizabeth II of Great Britain stored?

A
Westminster Abbey
B
Tower of London
C
The tower of Big Ben
D
Buckingham Palace
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