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Daily Quiz #720

General Knowledge Quiz for 7 January 2011

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1

What colour does red litmus paper turn when in contact with alkaline?

A
Black
B
Blue
C
Green
D
Amber
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2

Who was Mel Gibson's co-star in the "Lethal Weapon" series of films?

A
Eddie Murphy
B
Danny Glover
C
Jamie Foxx
D
Denzel Washington
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3

Where was the 9 hour amphibious operation on 19 August 1942 that led to the death and injury of 3,369 of 5,000 Canadians and the loss of the ship "Berkeley", while German casualties were less than 600?

A
Hastings
B
Normandy
C
Dieppe
D
Anzio
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4

What is the deepest known part of the world's oceans, and the deepest location on the surface of the Earth's crust?

A
The Kate Gully
B
The Josephine Ditch
C
The Mariana Trench
D
The Emma Furrow
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5

What did Little Bo Peep lose?

A
Eggs
B
Kangaroos
C
Sheep
D
Baskets
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6

Bill Bryson called his 2006 autobiography "The Life and Times of .. " who?

A
The BB Man
B
A Traveller in Jest
C
A Small Man
D
The Thunderbolt Kid
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7

Who was the first driver to complete all 1,100 racing miles (1,800 km), and finish in the top six for both the Indianapolis 500 and the Coca-Cola 600 in the same day (The Double)?

A
John Andretti
B
Michael Schumacher
C
Tony Stewart
D
Scott Dixon
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