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Daily Quiz #704

General Knowledge Quiz for 22 December 2010

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1

Which of these words means the granting of powers from central government to government at a lower level?

A
Dissention
B
Depravity
C
Dissolution
D
Devolution
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2

From 1970 to 1995, Julie Goodyer played Bet Lynch, a character known for sporting leopard-skin prints and a bleached-blonde beehive hairdo, in which long-running soap opera?

A
Coronation Street
B
East Enders
C
Neighbours
D
Dallas
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3

Which of these has fish as its normal diet?

A
Iguana
B
Pelican
C
Vulture
D
Giraffe
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4

Badminton debuted at the 1992 Summer Olympics. How many different people have won gold medals for the men's singles event in its first 7 Olympiads to 2016?

A
7
B
4
C
3
D
6
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5

Over one third of which state of the USA is in the Arctic Circle?

A
Vermont
B
Montana
C
Maine
D
Alaska
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6

Who wrote the book "Studies in Hysteria" and "Interpretation of Dreams"?

A
Clement Freud
B
Ernst Ludwig Freud
C
Sigmund Freud
D
Lucian Freud
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7

What name was given to a series of thirty evening radio speeches given by US President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1933 and 1944?

A
He-e-e-e-re's Franklin!
B
Fireside chats
C
The FDR Show
D
Speaking Frankly
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