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Daily Quiz #528

General Knowledge Quiz for 29 June 2010

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1

Which of these is a dance from 17th century France?

A
Bourrée
B
Boulée
C
Boules
D
Ballet
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2

Which country has been ruled by Dukes of Burgundy, Kings of Spain, then Austria, was united with Holland and became a separate kingdom in 1830?

A
Portugal
B
Belgium
C
Finland
D
Poland
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3

Who was president of the Society for Constructive Birth Control and Racial Progress in England and the author of books on sexual hygiene published between 1918 and 1935 including "Married Love", "Radiant Motherhood" and "Marriage in My Time"?

A
Germaine Greer
B
Margaret Pyke
C
Marie Stopes
D
Marilyn French
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4

What was the popular name for the Paris prison at 232 Rue Saint-Antoine that was stormed during the French Revolution in 1789?

A
Castile
B
Bastille
C
Chenille
D
Pastille
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5

In bowls, what is the term applied to a green that slopes up slightly from each end towards the centre?

A
Standard green
B
Hillock green
C
Sloping green
D
Crown green
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6

Where was film actor Errol Flynn born in 1909?

A
Lowell, Massachusetts, USA
B
Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
C
London, England
D
Kingston, Jamaica
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7

In botany, what is the word for the scar left on a tree or plant after a leaf falls?

A
Cicely
B
Cicada
C
Cibber
D
Cicatrix
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