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Daily Quiz #767

General Knowledge Quiz for 23 February 2011

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1

Tom Lehrer, an American singer-songwriter, whose work contained much black humor and risque lyrics, often parodying popular song forms, taught which subject from 1972 to 2001 at the University of California, Santa Cruz?

A
Geography
B
Physics
C
Mathematics
D
Psychology
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2

Which 1987 film set during the Vietnam War was based on the career of Adrian Cronauer, a disc jockey on Armed Forces Radio Service who was popular with the troops but infuriated his superiors?

A
Good Morning, Vietnam
B
Play Misty For Me
C
Extended Play
D
Desert Island Discs
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3

WWE, which is controlled by Vince McMahon, is a publicly-traded, privately-controlled integrated media and sports entertainment company. What does "WWE" stand for?

A
World Wildlife Exercises
B
World Wide Enterprises
C
World Wrestling Entertainment
D
Wrestling World Entrepreneurs
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4

What was used instead of paper in ancient Egypt?

A
Papyrus
B
Platypus
C
Pyroxene
D
Papacy
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5

In which country is the city of Newry?

A
Northern Ireland
B
Wales
C
Scotland
D
England
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6

What does the A stand for in the United Nations agency known as the FAO?

A
And
B
Agriculture
C
Amnesty
D
Anti-terrorist
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7

Cryosurgery is performed under what conditions?

A
Outer space
B
High levels of dust
C
Very low temperatures
D
Below sea level
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