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Daily Quiz #567

General Knowledge Quiz for 7 August 2010

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1

Which of these is a British medal instituted in 1886 awarded to officers of the army, navy and air force?

A
DFC
B
DCM
C
DSO
D
DSC
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2

Who is the only member of the current membership of Fleetwood Mac who does not play an instrument regularly on stage?

A
Mick Fleetwood
B
Stevie Nicks
C
John McVie
D
Lindsey Buckingham
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3

"The most important thing in the Olympic Games is not to win but to take part, just as the most important thing in life is not the triumph but the struggle. The essential thing is not to have conquered but to have fought well." This is known as what?

A
The Olympic Creed
B
The Olympic Oath
C
The Olympic Slogan
D
The Olympic Tag-line
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4

Georges Leopold Cuvier is associated with which science?

A
Astronomy
B
Astro-physics
C
Hydraulics
D
Paleontology
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5

Which of these US states extends the furthest south?

A
Hawai'i
B
Florida
C
Texas
D
Louisiana
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6

Which of these was the main cause of Britain entering World War II?

A
King George VI's son was killed in the German invasion of Belgium
B
Germany sank a number of British merchant ships
C
Germany tried to invade Australia
D
An alliance, activated when Germany invaded Poland
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7

A 1999 James Bond film was entitled "The World is not ... " what?

A
Enough
B
Ample
C
Sufficient
D
An oyster
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