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Daily Quiz #434

General Knowledge Quiz for 27 March 2010

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1

Who was the great great great grand uncle of the singer/composer known as "Moby"?

A
Herman Melville
B
Abraham Lincoln
C
Benjamin Franklin
D
King Edward VII
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2

The Balfour Declaration, made by Lord Balfour on behalf of the British Government in 1917, was a promise to do what after World War I?

A
Act as the co-ordinators for a "League of Nations"
B
Provide money to France to erect a defensive line along the French - German border
C
Make Palestine into a "national home" for Jews
D
Scuttle the British navy as an incentive for world disarmament
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3

Which of these works for the Crime Scene Investigation division in New York?

A
Captain Jim Brass
B
Catherine Willows
C
Nick Stokes
D
Detective Mac Taylor
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4

What is the name for the infection of living tissues such as skin, lung or bowel by bacteria?

A
Tetanus
B
Sepsis
C
Plague
D
Leprosy
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5

Which of these is a professional golfer?

A
Michael Caine
B
Michael Bloomberg
C
Michael Campbell
D
Michael Schumacher
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6

Innsbruck is the capital of which Austrian state?

A
Vorarlberg
B
Salzburg
C
Tyrol
D
Burgenland
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7

Which of these terms describes a phrase such as "nurses run"?

A
Anagram
B
Pun
C
Palindrome
D
Mnemonic
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