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Daily Quiz #439

General Knowledge Quiz for 1 April 2010

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1

What sport is played with a cue on a board or table 6 to 10 feet by 2 to 3 feet, with nine holes numbered 1 to 9, and usually 1 black, 4 white and 4 red balls?

A
Billiards
B
Bagatelle
C
Snooker
D
Texas Hold 'em
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2

Which of these is an element, the chemical symbol for which is "O"?

A
Oxygen
B
Obsidian
C
Ouzo
D
Octagon
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3

The main characters of which of these plays are real estate salesmen?

A
"Glengarry Glen Ross" by David Mamet
B
"A Streetcar Named Desire" by Tennessee Williams
C
"The Crucible" by Arthur Miller
D
"Art" by Yasmina Reza
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4

To end The War of 1812, the USA and Great Britain signed which treaty on 24 December 1814?

A
Treaty of Waitangi
B
Treaty of Utrecht
C
Treaty of Rome
D
Treaty of Ghent
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5

Which of these became prima ballerina of the Marianski Theatre, St Petersburg in 1901 and appeared with her own company at the Covent Garden Opera House between 1923 and 1925?

A
Jocelyn Vollmar
B
Margot Fonteyn
C
Anna Pavlova
D
Rowena Jackson
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6

Wholesale trade and diamond cutting is limited to few locations. Which of these is not one of them?

A
Cape Town, South Africa
B
Surat, India
C
Tel Aviv, Israel
D
Antwerp, Netherlands
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7

According to the English nursery rhyme, what clothes was Wee Willie Winkie wearing when he ran through the town?

A
Dinner jacket
B
Nightgown
C
Pilot's outfit
D
Overalls
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