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Daily Quiz #618

General Knowledge Quiz for 27 September 2010

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1

What name is given to someone who enforces racing rules and regulations at many types of race track?

A
Steward
B
Sommelier
C
Butler
D
Attendant
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2

Which film musical ends with "Eliza? Where are my slippers?"

A
Mary Poppins
B
South Pacific
C
My Fair Lady
D
Gigi
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3

When was the revolver, a hand gun with a rifled barrel and a revolving cartridge cylinder, invented?

A
1750
B
1835
C
1680
D
1910
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4

What is the name of the former island in the East End of London that is bounded on three sides by one of the largest meanders in the River Thames, with the West India Docks to the north?

A
Canvey Island
B
Cowes
C
Isle of Dogs
D
Eel Pie Island
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5

Who, on his 72nd birthday in 1951, was not persuaded by UPI photographer Arthur Sassehim to smile, but stuck out his tongue instead?

A
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
B
Charles Darwin
C
Aristotle
D
Albert Einstein
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6

Which of these is the name of a gallows, last used in 1783, that used to stand near what is now Marble Arch in London, England?

A
Holburn
B
Tyburn
C
Winchester
D
Kensington
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7

Traditionally, what is the topping for a shepherd's pie?

A
Meringue
B
Turnips
C
Potato
D
Ice cream
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