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Daily Quiz #711

General Knowledge Quiz for 29 December 2010

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1

What does the abbreviation CHOGM stand for?

A
Chief Human Organ Gathering Manager
B
Critical House of Green Men
C
Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting
D
Central Hibernian Organisation for Gender Management
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2

The rock musical "Rent", about a group of artists and musicians struggling to survive and create in New York's Lower East Side under the shadow of AIDS, is based on which Puccini opera?

A
Madama Butterfly
B
La Bohème
C
Tosca
D
Turandot
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3

Which of these forms part of the southern border of the US state of Texas?

A
Florida
B
Mississippi River
C
The Red River
D
Rio Grande
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4

According to Samuel Taylor Coleridge, who had "a long grey beard and a glittering eye"?

A
Silas Marner
B
Santa Claus
C
Scrooge
D
The ancient mariner
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5

What was the first name of the playwright Williams who wrote "A Streetcar Named Desire"?

A
Arizona
B
Tennessee
C
Nevada
D
Florida
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6

What does a spelunker do as a hobby?

A
Parachute jumps
B
Collect autographs
C
Make pottery
D
Explore caves
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7

What is the unit of force which, acting upon a mass of 1 gramme, will produce acceleration of 1 centimetre per second per second?

A
Dyne
B
Therblig
C
Joule
D
Grunt
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