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Daily Quiz #607

General Knowledge Quiz for 16 September 2010

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1

What collection includes 3 King's crowns. 3 Queen's crowns, 5 sceptres, 2 orbs, St Edward's staff, 5 swords and 2 bracelets?

A
Britain's Crown Jewels
B
The loot from Britain's Great Train Robbery in 1963
C
Elvis Presley's museum at Graceland
D
The Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao
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2

Who, in 2004, was nominated for two academy awards: Best Supporting Actor in "Collateral"and Best Actor in "Ray" (which he won)?

A
Leonardo DiCaprio
B
Morgan Freeman
C
Jamie Foxx
D
Johnny Depp
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3

Before the introduction of the Euro on 1 January 2002, which of these countries did not have the franc as its basic currency unit?

A
The Netherlands
B
France
C
Belgium
D
Luxembourg
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4

Which of these is a fully independent country?

A
Bavaria
B
Wales
C
Iceland
D
Greenland
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5

The song "Shall We Dance" is from which musical?

A
The King And I
B
My Fair Lady
C
Oklahoma!
D
The Pajama Game
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6

Which sport has been included in only one Olympic Games, in Paris in 1900, when competition was between the Devon and Somerset Wanderers (representing England) and a team from the British embassy in Paris (representing France)?

A
Badminton
B
Soccer
C
Croquet
D
Cricket
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7

In the human body, the adrenal glands are directly above which organ?

A
Lungs
B
Spleen
C
Heart
D
Kidney
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