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Daily Quiz #543

General Knowledge Quiz for 14 July 2010

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Which British stage director won an Oscar for his feature-film directing debut, which starred Kevin Spacey, Annette Bening, and Thora Birch?

A
Sam Mendes
B
John Madden
C
Terrence Malick
D
Peter Weir
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2

Benjamin Franklin founded America's first what in Philadelphia in 1736?

A
University
B
Library
C
Fire-fighting company
D
Stove factory
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3

Who of these are native to the northern hemisphere?

A
Aborigines
B
Magyars
C
Maoris
D
Zulus
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4

The Australian Open Tennis Championship is held in which city?

A
Perth
B
Melbourne
C
Adelaide
D
Hobart
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5

The painter Pablo Picasso was born in which country?

A
Vietnam
B
Greece
C
Australia
D
Spain
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6

What is a sternum?

A
Chest bone
B
Crewman stationed at the rear of a ship
C
Term applied by British lawyers to unsympathetic judges
D
Star shaped symbol
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7

What is measured in quires?

A
Butter
B
Coffee
C
Oil
D
Paper
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