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Daily Quiz #526

General Knowledge Quiz for 27 June 2010

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1

What is the driest region of the USA?

A
Death Valley
B
Badlands
C
Everglades
D
Grand Canyon
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2

What name is given to the silvery aureole enveloping the sun's chromosphere?

A
Cresta
B
Corolla
C
Camry
D
Corona
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3

Traditionally, what is shouted by a town crier?

A
'Ello 'ello 'ello
B
Howzat
C
Yoo-hoo
D
Oyez
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4

The main characters of which play by Henrik Ibsen are Dr. Thomas Stockmann, his wife and three children, and Peter Stockmann, the Mayor, who is his elder brother?

A
A Doll's House
B
An Enemy of the People
C
Hedda Gabler
D
The Master Builder
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5

What nationality was J Landy, who broke Roger Bannister's record for the mile of 3 minutes 59.4 seconds by recording 3 minutes 58 seconds on 21 June 1954?

A
English
B
Australian
C
New Zealander
D
Scottish
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6

Tansu Ciller became the first female Prime Minister of which Muslim country in 1993?

A
Iraq
B
Turkey
C
Iran
D
Israel
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7

The phrase "Victorian Values" is most associated with which 20th century British Prime Minister?

A
John Major
B
Harold Wilson
C
Edward Heath
D
Margaret Thatcher
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