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Daily Quiz #517

General Knowledge Quiz for 18 June 2010

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Susan Mayer, Lynette Scavo, Bree Van de Kamp, Gabrielle Solis, Edie Britt, Mary Alice Young, Betty Applewhite, Katherine Mayfair and Karen McCluskey have all lived in which street?

A
Wisteria Lane
B
Coronation Street
C
The Avenue
D
Ramsay Street
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2

Crampons are used in what activity?

A
Running
B
Jumping
C
Walking
D
Climbing
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3

The English cities of Gloucester and Worcester are on which river?

A
Avon
B
Thames
C
Hudson
D
River Severn
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4

What was unusual about the catching of two examples of a species of fish, called the "Coelacanth", in 1938 and 1953?

A
Both had developed legs
B
Both were radioactive
C
They were thought to have been extinct for 50 million years
D
It was believed that they communicated by thought waves
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5

Who was the Philistine warrior, famous for his battle with David, the future king of Israel, as described in the Hebrew Bible/Christian Old Testament and, more briefly, in the Quran?

A
The Hulk
B
Titan
C
Goliath
D
The Joker
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6

In the 1790's, what were "chouans"?

A
Royalists in Brittany
B
Chinese emperors
C
Small cabbages
D
Japanese soldiers
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7

What was the name of the representative body in pre-revolutionary Russia that was revived in 1905?

A
House of Keys
B
Reichstag
C
Duma
D
The Star Chamber
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