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Daily Quiz #625

General Knowledge Quiz for 4 October 2010

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1

What are the first names of the British comedians Morecambe and Wise?

A
Jack and Jill
B
Bill and Ben
C
Eric and Ernie
D
Fred and Fanny
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2

What is the "national" and "first official" language of The Republic of Ireland?

A
Irish
B
English
C
Welsh
D
French
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3

The Rowing World Cup, which is held at 3 or 4 venues over a year, has only once been staged outside Europe. Where was it?

A
Lake Karapiro, New Zealand in 2003
B
Princeton, USA in 2001
C
Lake Titicaca, Peru
D
Lake Nasser, Egypt
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4

What type of dog is a pekingese?

A
Toy dog
B
Gun dog
C
Sheep dog
D
Retriever
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5

What type of vessel is named for the handles that it has on both sides?

A
Bivalve
B
Jerry can
C
Passepartout
D
Amphora
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6

Where was the landing of the main invasion force on the Italian peninsula in World War II by the allied army (comprising the U.S. Fifth Army and the British Eighth Army) on 9 September 1943?

A
Bari
B
Pisa
C
Salerno
D
Rome
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7

Who was the spouse of Queen Margrethe II of Denmark when she ascended to the throne on 14 January 1972?

A
Prince Claus
B
Crown Prince Frederik
C
Prince Henrik
D
Prince Willem-Alexander
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