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Daily Quiz #735

General Knowledge Quiz for 22 January 2011

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1

Which of these played cricket for Pakistan?

A
Imran Khan
B
Kerry Packer
C
Dennis Lillee
D
Michael Holding
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2

What shape are the 20 faces of a icosahedron?

A
Squares
B
Triangles
C
Pentagons
D
Hexagons
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3

How does the Bishop of Durham sign himself?

A
Salop
B
Ebor
C
Dunelm
D
Donc
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4

Whose epitaph by Johnson in Westminster Abbey reads in part "Nihil quod tetigit non ornavit" ("He touched nothing without adding a lustre to it"?

A
George Eliot
B
Christopher Marlowe
C
William Shakespeare
D
Oliver Goldsmith
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5

Which country was established in 1822 by the American Colonization Society (A.C.S.)?

A
Jamaica
B
Liberia
C
Zimbabwe
D
Uganda
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6

What coal-fired power station in North Yorkshire, England, near the River Ouse, has the highest generating capacity of any power station in the UK and Western Europe?

A
Battersea
B
Sellafield
C
Drax
D
Cowes
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7

Who opened their own business in 1885, by 1890 was recognized as one of France's foremost Art Nouveau jewellery designers, and in the 1920s became famous for his work in the Art Deco style?

A
Mary Quant
B
Aubrey Beardsley
C
Barbara Hepworth
D
René Lalique
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