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Daily Quiz #520

General Knowledge Quiz for 21 June 2010

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1

What type of clothing is a "sou-wester"?

A
Sock
B
Hat
C
Boot
D
Trousers
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2

The first series of which BBC sitcom series, set in Billericay, Essex and Barry, Vale of Glamorgan, chronicled the developing romance of the two leads and ended with their becoming Mr. and Mrs. Shipman?

A
Noah and Saskia
B
Mine All Mine
C
Gimme Gimme Gimme
D
Gavin & Stacey
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3

Thomas de Torquemada is famous for his part in which event?

A
Seven Years War
B
French Revolution
C
Spanish Inquisition
D
Argentinian Independence
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4

Which of these is a type of waterfowl with a distinctive extensive pouch attached to the lower mandible?

A
Albatross
B
Toucan
C
Pelican
D
Godwit
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5

Where in London would you find "Rotten Row"?

A
Trafalgar Square
B
Kensington Gardens
C
Hyde Park
D
The South Bank of the Thames
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6

Who was a co-founder of The Undertones in 1976 (which had hits with "Here Comes The Summer", "My Perfect Cousin", "Wednesday Week" and "It's Going To Happen") and then went solo, releasing the singles "Listen To Your Father", "A Good Heart" (1985), "You Little Thief" (1986) and in the early 1990s moved into the business side of the music industry?

A
Feargal Sharkey
B
Siobhan Sprat
C
Edmond Plaicer
D
Danny Porpoise
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7

With which sport is Brett Favre associated?

A
American football
B
Synchronised swimming
C
Diving
D
Gymnastics
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