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Daily Quiz #640

General Knowledge Quiz for 19 October 2010

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1

Which of these is a type of Australian dog?

A
Dongo
B
Bingo
C
Dingo
D
Bongo
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2

In August 2009, Britain's largest jewel robbery took place at which store?

A
H. Samuel's, Market Street, Manchester
B
Graff Diamonds, Mayfair, London
C
Tiffany & Co., Old Kent Road, London
D
House of Fabergé, Carnaby Street, London
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3

What is the name given to horse racing over hedges, ditches and other obstacles set on a regular course?

A
Coursing
B
Dressage
C
Steeplechase
D
Drag racing
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4

Which 17th century composer wrote the opera "L'Orfeo"?

A
Hugo Montenegro
B
Claudio Monteverdi
C
Christian Montecassino
D
Christopher Montague
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5

Which of these undertakes to help to find partners for romance ?

A
Travel agency
B
Dating agency
C
News agency
D
Central Intelligence Agency
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6

In which of these states of the USA is there not a city called Boise?

A
Maine
B
Idaho
C
Texas
D
Oklahoma
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7

John Williams said to Steven Spielberg, "You need a better composer than I am for this film" and got the reply "I know. But they're all dead!" What was the film?

A
Jaws
B
Saving Private Ryan
C
Munich
D
Schindler's List
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