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Daily Quiz #454

General Knowledge Quiz for 16 April 2010

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1

Which of these words means "dumbfounded"?

A
Talktaken
B
Speechless
C
Wordsucked
D
Tonguewrapped
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2

Who became King of England after defeating Richard III at the Battle of Bosworth Field?

A
Richard IV
B
Henry V
C
Charles II
D
Henry VII
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3

Which 20th century French writer and philosopher wrote the plays "Huis Clos", "Les Mouches" and "Les Mains Sales" and the novels "La Nausée" and "Chemins de la Liberté"?

A
Molière
B
Jean Paul Sartre
C
Guy de Maupassant
D
Victor Hugo
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4

What work of art dating from around 1100 AD is approximately 230 feet (70 metres) long by 20 inches (8 cm) wide?

A
The Bayeux Tapestry
B
"Guernica"
C
Sistine chapel cailing
D
The Hall of Mirrors, Versailles
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5

Which of these animals is known for making a laughing sound?

A
Giraffe
B
Rat
C
Hyena
D
Lion
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6

What is the deepest lake in the world, and the largest freshwater lake in the world by volume?

A
Lake Baikal
B
Caspian Sea
C
Titicaca
D
Superior
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7

Where is the classic English horse race, the One Thousand Guineas for 3 year old fillies, run?

A
Goodwood
B
Aintree
C
Ascot
D
Newmarket
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