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Daily Quiz #740

General Knowledge Quiz for 27 January 2011

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1

In the film "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" (2008) Daisy and Benjamin Button were played by which actors?

A
Ralph Fiennes and Kate Winslet
B
Ronald Reagan and Jane Wyman
C
Brad Pitt and Cate Blanchett
D
Michael Douglas and Sharon Stone
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2

Someone in disgrace is said to be where?

A
Down the road
B
Up the creek
C
Over the hill
D
In the dog box
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3

Which play and film was adapted from a story by Christopher Isherwood and later adapted as the musical and film "Cabaret"?

A
The Spy Who Came In From The Cold
B
I Am A Camera
C
A Small Town in Germany
D
The Glass Menagerie
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4

What causes a screeching sound when a live microphone is put too close to a speaker?

A
Grazeright
B
Chewfore
C
Eatleft
D
Feedback
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5

Which ancient country to the south west of the Caspian Sea had rulers called Deioces, Phraortes, Cyaxares and Astyages?

A
Persia
B
Media
C
Sumeria
D
Palestine
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6

Which of these is a London landmark?

A
Spire of London
B
Tower of London
C
Steeple of London
D
Minaret of London
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7

What was significant about the double-header between the Brooklyn Dodgers and the Boston Braves on 11 August 11 1951?

A
The Boston Braves beat the Brooklyn Dodgers
B
It was the first baseball game to be televised in colour
C
All the pitches were strikes
D
No home runs were hit
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