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Daily Quiz #716

General Knowledge Quiz for 3 January 2011

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1

Which country won the most gold medals for the Olympic Marathon, the first 25 times that it was run (1894 - 2004)?

A
USA
B
Finland
C
Greece
D
Ethiopia
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2

Which American TV series (2000 to 2004) centred on Winslow High School, a fictional public high school located in Boston, Massachusetts, had the slogan "Every day is a fight. For respect. For dignity. For sanity."?

A
The Practice
B
Boston Public
C
Boston Legal
D
Blackboard Jungle
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3

What name is given to raised parts of the skin when frightened or cold?

A
Hen eggs
B
Chicken pox
C
Goose bumps
D
Duck tales
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4

"Omnibus" is a word for a common form of public transport taken directly from Latin. What does it mean?

A
For all
B
Many stops
C
Let the buyer beware
D
Bring a big book to read
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5

Canberra is the capital of which country?

A
Brazil
B
Canada
C
Australia
D
Liberia
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6

The Battle of Ghuznee in 1839 took place between the armies of Great Britain and which other country?

A
Russia
B
India
C
China
D
Afghanistan
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7

Who, co-founders of the Spartacist League in January 1916, were executed in Berlin in January 1919?

A
Bonny Parker and Clyde Barrow
B
Rosa Luxemburg and Karl Liebknecht
C
Friedrich Engels and Karl Marx
D
John Profumo and Christine Keeler
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