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Daily Quiz #572

General Knowledge Quiz for 12 August 2010

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1

What did Sir Robert Peel establish in London in the late 19th century?

A
Metropolitan Police Force
B
Royal Academy of Dramatic Art
C
National Theatre
D
London Zoo
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2

A United Nations report published in July 2007 placed which country first in the industrialized world in marijuana use, at 14.1% of the population?

A
Canada
B
Australia
C
USA
D
The Netherlands
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3

Who discovered the moon of Saturn called Titan in 1655?

A
Asaph Hall
B
Herschel
C
Cassini
D
Huygens
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4

Which company bought the Daimler, Lanchester, Jaguar and Land Rover brand names in March 2008?

A
Tata Motors, India
B
Hyundai Motor Company, South Korea
C
Toyota Motor Corporation, Japan
D
Bayerische Motoren Werke AG (BMW), Germany
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5

Which of these was a British children's TV programme first aired in 1958?

A
Purple Roger
B
Green Simon
C
Black Mark
D
Blue Peter
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6

Mount St Helens is in which state of the USA?

A
Washington
B
Wyoming
C
Virginia
D
New York
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7

Which city hosted the Commonwealth Games in 2002?

A
Manchester
B
Torquay
C
Blackpool
D
Milton Keynes
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