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Daily Quiz #548

General Knowledge Quiz for 19 July 2010

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1

The Webb Ellis Cup is presented to the winners of the World Cup in what sport?

A
Tennis
B
Cricket
C
Rugby
D
Golf
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2

In 1934, English inventor and businessman Percy Shaw patented and then set up a company to manufacture what invention?

A
The reflective road stud ("cat's eye")
B
Traffic lights
C
Parking meters
D
Reflective surfaces on road signs
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3

How many states of the USA have the words North, South, East or West in their name?

A
5
B
3
C
7
D
8
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4

What festival is known as Yom Kippur?

A
New Year
B
Day of Atonement
C
Passover
D
Feast of Dedication
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5

Which of these is a play based on the story of Thomas More, the 16th-century Chancellor of England, by Robert Bolt?

A
The Fall Guy
B
A Chap For Summer
C
A Winter's Tail
D
A Man For All Seasons
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6

Which of these became an independent country in 1971?

A
Belgium
B
Australia
C
Bangladesh
D
Sweden
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7

Which of these is a sweet-tasting, foul smelling fruit?

A
Apricot
B
Durian
C
Yam
D
Mango
Select from the options above.
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