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Daily Quiz #694

General Knowledge Quiz for 12 December 2010

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1

Eamon de Valera led 9 governments of which country between 1932 and 1959?

A
Ireland
B
Romania
C
France
D
Spain
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2

Dr Benjamin Spock wrote books on what subject?

A
Astrology
B
Elephants
C
Child care
D
Ears
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3

Which North American country reaches the furthest north?

A
Mexico
B
USA
C
Canada
D
Panama
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4

The Hesketh racing team, with its Union Jack Teddy Bear logo, founded by Lord Hesketh and Anthony 'Bubbles' Horsley, had its greatest successes in Formula One when they employed which driver?

A
Emerson Fittipaldi
B
James Hunt
C
Rupert Keegan
D
Guy Edwards
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5

In literature, what is the word for a person, or a group of people who are the main character, or the main characters (in simple terms, "the hero")?

A
Antagonist
B
Protagonist
C
Antithesis
D
Prototype
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6

Whose 2006 album "Back to Black" had 6 Grammy Award nominations and five wins, tying the record for the most wins by a female artist in a single night, and made her the first British singer to win 5 Grammys?

A
Lily Allen
B
Amy Winehouse
C
Dusty Springfield
D
Cilla Black
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7

Acccording to the English nursery rhyme, what did little Jack Horner pull out of a pie?

A
Slum
B
Crumb
C
Plum
D
Hum
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