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Daily Quiz #509

General Knowledge Quiz for 10 June 2010

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Which infectious disease is characterised by ulceration and inflammation of the bowel with generalised toxaemia and "wasting", usually caused via infection of food contaminated by flies?

A
Typhus
B
Typhoid fever
C
Measles
D
Whooping cough
Select from the options above.
2

What was the original official name of the first code of French civil law?

A
Laws of Hamurabbi
B
Code Napoléon
C
Rules of Engagement
D
Common Law
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3

Who is the heir to the British throne?

A
Prince Charles
B
Duke of Edinburgh
C
Tony Blair
D
Sarah, Duchess of York
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4

Whose famous "Chinese Theatre" is at 6925 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood?

A
Ho's
B
Newman's
C
Grauman's
D
Mao's
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5

What is the name for the circle that describes the most northerly point at which the sun appears directly overhead at noon?

A
The equator
B
Tropic of Capricorn
C
The ecliptic
D
Tropic of Cancer
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6

For which sport, now banned in Britain by the Hunting Act 2004, was the "Waterloo Cup" 3 day event run annually at Great Altcar in Lancashire, England from 1836 to 2005?

A
Deer hunting
B
Hare coursing
C
Gaelic football
D
Jousting
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7

What kind of object is "tansy"?

A
Plant
B
Fairy
C
Dog
D
Cat
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