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Daily Quiz #487

General Knowledge Quiz for 19 May 2010

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1

Richmondtown is in which borough of New York?

A
Jersey City
B
Staten Island
C
Virginia
D
Manhattan
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2

Which of these was a famous film star 1947 until her death in 1962?

A
Marilyn Manson
B
H H Munro
C
James Monroe
D
Marilyn Monroe
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3

If the length of two sides of a right angled triangle measured in inches are prime numbers, and it has two adjacent sides of 12 and 13 inches long, how long must the third side be?

A
17.69
B
5
C
3
D
7
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4

What was the motto of the arms of England during the reigns of Elizabeth I and Anne?

A
Mon Dieu Et Mon Droit
B
Semper Eadem
C
Je Maintiendrai
D
Ad Astra
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5

What name was first applied to the group "Cream" when they formed in the early sixties?

A
Improvisers
B
Easy Listening
C
Supergroup
D
Heavy Metal
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6

Which of these is a children's game which uses a pattern (usually chalked) on the ground and a stone, that mainly involves getting from one square to another on one leg?

A
Jump-paddy
B
Hopscotch
C
Bounce-a-pom
D
Skip Taffy
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7

The most famous versions of what type of book were produced by Bailey in 1721, Johnson in 1755 and Oxford University from 1884?

A
Dictionary
B
Atlas
C
Thesaurus
D
History of England
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