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Daily Quiz #722

General Knowledge Quiz for 9 January 2011

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Who was the youngest player to appear in a major league game in the modern era, pitching 2/3 of an inning for the Cincinnati Reds against the St. Louis Cardinals in 1944 when not quite 16 years old?

A
Tony Romo
B
Paul Hornung
C
Babe Ruth
D
Joe Nuxhall
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2

Dan Quayle was Vice President to which president of the USA?

A
George H Bush
B
Richard Nixon
C
Ronald Reagan
D
George W Bush
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3

If someone has a BA, they are a Bachelor of what?

A
Arts
B
Architecture
C
Astronomy
D
Agriculture
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4

Which 1956 film, filmed in an early version of modern widescreen, starred David Niven and Cantinflas, with guest appearances by Noel Coward, Frank Sinatra, John Gielgud, Buster Keaton and Marlene Deitrich?

A
Around The World In 80 Days
B
How The West Was Won
C
It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World
D
The Greatest Story Ever Told
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5

Which of these countries is south east of Germany?

A
France
B
Portugal
C
Austria
D
Denmark
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6

The Mad Hatter in Lewis Carroll's "Alice in Wonderland" was stereo-typical of milliners making felt hats, who used what chemical to separate the fur from the pelt and matt it together?

A
Tin
B
Brass
C
Vulcan
D
Mercury
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7

Who was the "fourth man" in the scandal that rocked the British Government between 1951 and 1963 when it was discovered that members of the Foreign Office and Intelligence Services were spies for the Russsians?

A
Donald MacLean
B
Kim Philby
C
Guy Burgess
D
Anthony Blunt
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