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Daily Quiz #700

General Knowledge Quiz for 18 December 2010

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1

Which of these is an American basketball player?

A
Michael Danube
B
Michael Seine
C
Michael Jordan
D
Michael Rubicon
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2

Normally called a wolverine in North America, what is the largest carnivorous mammal in the weasel family, which, it is said, has a habit of hiding articles which are no use to it?

A
Gourmand
B
Glutton
C
Epicure
D
Hungary
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3

Puttees are worn on what part of the body?

A
Around the waist
B
Head
C
Lower legs
D
Upper arms
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4

Where is the stretch of water called the Gulf of Tartary?

A
Between Azerbaijan, Iran, Kazakhstan, Russia, and Turkmenistan
B
Between Turkey and Greece
C
Between Nepal and Tibet
D
Between the Russian mainland and Sakhalin island
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5

What 2003 film was about a murdered Irish journalist played by Cate Blanchett?

A
The Pelican Brief
B
Run Lola Run
C
Veronica Guerin
D
Sylvia
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6

Which country was controlled by Sweden from 1814 (towards the end of the Napoleonic wars) until 1905 when Sweden recognised its independence?

A
Norway
B
Turkey
C
Bohemia
D
Belgium
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7

Who played Frank Spencer in the British TV series "Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em"?

A
Rowan Atkinson
B
John Cleese
C
Griff Rhys Jones
D
Michael Crawford
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