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Daily Quiz #524

General Knowledge Quiz for 25 June 2010

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1

In Belgium, what are "polders"?

A
The national currency before the Euro
B
English tourists
C
Reclaimed land
D
City councillors
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2

According to the proverb, people who sup with whom should use a long spoon?

A
Birds of a feather
B
He who laughs last
C
Humpty Dumpty
D
The devil
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3

To whom was David Rizzio the secretary, when he was stabbed to death by her husband, Lord Darnley in 1566 at Holyrood House, Edinburgh?

A
Mary Queen of Scots
B
Queen Victoria
C
Queen Elizabeth I
D
Flora McDonald
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4

What was the surname of "George and Mildred"?

A
Bucket
B
Roper
C
Steed
D
Dixon
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5

Which of these was not an ancient Egyptian god?

A
Isis
B
Osiris
C
Set
D
Osram
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6

Daniel Carroll and Akakida Kakhiashvili are unusual in Olympic history for what reason?

A
They have both won gold medals while representing two entirely different countries
B
Both missed their medal award ceremonies
C
Both won by default as there were no other competitors
D
Both were sent home after failing drug tests
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7

What instrument was used to measure accurately, small differences in vertical heights?

A
Catheter
B
Cathetometer
C
Cathedral
D
Cathode
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