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Daily Quiz #731

General Knowledge Quiz for 18 January 2011

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1

Until the introduction of the Euro on 1 January 2002, which country had the Deutsche Mark as its basic currency unit?

A
France
B
Italy
C
Belgium
D
Germany
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2

Which of these is not a play by Oscar Wilde?

A
The Importance of Being Earnest
B
She Stoops to Conquer
C
Lady Windermere's Fan
D
An Ideal Husband
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3

What is the name of the target ball in bowls?

A
Jack
B
Jim
C
Jeremy
D
John
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4

Which of these Mexican cities is closest to the Gulf of Mexico?

A
Nuevo Loredo
B
Durango
C
Campahe
D
Mexico City
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5

The matched grip, Moeller method, Open, Rudiment and Traditional grip are terms used in playing what instrument?

A
Drums
B
Trumpet
C
Oboe
D
Guitar
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6

Which Scottish ballerina made her international debut in 1941, married Ludovic Kennedy in 1950, appeared in films from 1948 to 1960, and died in 2006?

A
Moira Shearer
B
Margot Fonteyn
C
Alicia Markova
D
Rowena Jackson
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7

Where did Malcolm Campbell set a water speed record of 141.74 m.p.h. in 1939?

A
The Solent
B
Lake Eyre
C
Lake Windemere
D
Coniston Water
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