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Daily Quiz #715

General Knowledge Quiz for 2 January 2011

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1

Carcinoma is a type of what?

A
Dance
B
Motor vehicle
C
Turtle shell
D
Cancer
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2

What happened to William Tyndale, who translated much of the Bible into English and published it between 1525 and 1530, in Antwerp in 1536?

A
He died in a house fire while visiting a friend
B
He was killed by a runaway horse
C
He was strangled and burnt at the stake as a heretic
D
He broke his neck during a game of football
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3

In which sport have Chinese players won the men's World Championship 60% of the time since 1959, and in the women's competition, all but two of the World Championships since 1971?

A
Show jumping
B
Table tennis
C
Figure skating
D
Snooker
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4

Who, in 1916, was the first woman to be elected to the US House of Representatives, the first female member of the Congress, and the only woman to be elected to Congress from Montana?

A
Eleanor Roosevelt
B
Hilary Clinton
C
Jacqueline Bouvier
D
Jeannette Rankin
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5

Which item of footwear can be applied to starting up a computer?

A
Boot
B
Mule
C
Pump
D
Clog
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6

What did Sarah Ferguson and Beatrice & Eugenie film in the UK documentary "Duchess and Daughters" that caused an international incident?

A
A politician taking her clothes off
B
An aeroplane collision
C
Disabled children tied to their beds
D
Bare bottoms at Pampelonne near Saint-Tropez
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7

Which of these Canadian provinces is the smallest by land area?

A
Newfoundland and Labrador
B
Nova Scotia
C
Manitoba
D
Prince Edward Island
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