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Daily Quiz #502

General Knowledge Quiz for 3 June 2010

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Which English botanist became famous for his research during expeditions to the east coast of Canada in 1766, the Pacific in 1769 and Iceland in 1772?

A
George Caley
B
Charles Darwin
C
George Shaw
D
Joseph Banks
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2

How many times has cricket been an Olympic sport?

A
4
B
2
C
3
D
1
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3

In 1782, what was made the official bird of the USA?

A
Kookaburra
B
Goose
C
Sparrow
D
Bald eagle
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4

In Greek mythology, Croesus was known for what?

A
Wisdom
B
Fables
C
Adventuring
D
Wealth
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5

What is always on the label of a bottle of the green liqueur "Bénédictine"?

A
D. O. M.
B
Nature's Fresh
C
Fallen Angel
D
Harvey Wallbanger
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6

Which space age sit-com starred a black East-Ender, a computer, a robot and a hologram?

A
Star Trek
B
Blakes Seven
C
Red Dwarf
D
Stargate SG-1
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7

What is caesium?

A
Seed pod
B
Medical procedure
C
Gas
D
Metal
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