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Daily Quiz #768

General Knowledge Quiz for 24 February 2011

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1

Which of these characters was created first?

A
Philip Marlowe
B
Superman
C
Tarzan
D
Don Quixote
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2

Which TV comedy series featured agents 86 and 99 and "Chief"?

A
The FBI
B
I Spy
C
The Untouchables
D
Get Smart
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3

The Dunnart, Bandicoot, Cuscus and Potoroo are native to which country?

A
Canada
B
Brazil
C
South Africa
D
Australia
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4

Which British politician, linguist, writer, academic, soldier and poet who had strong views on matters such as immigration, national identity, monetary policy, and the UK's entry into the EEC, was a Conservative Party MP 1950 to 1974, and an Ulster Unionist MP 1974 to 1987?

A
Ian Paisley
B
Enoch Powell
C
Lloyd George
D
Brendan Beehan
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5

Olympic gold medallists Nedo Nadi, Enrico Fabris, Domenico Fioravanti and Alberto Tomba represented which country?

A
Estonia
B
Italy
C
Canada
D
Australia
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6

Besides the relatively recent annual honorarium of £5,750, the Poet Laureate of the UK has, since the 1500s, been traditionally rewarded annually with what?

A
100 goose quills and a pint of ink
B
12 partridges
C
Free stabling for a horse
D
A butt of sack
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7

Which of these countries has one official time zone that is eight hours ahead of UTC (Greenwich Mean Time)?

A
People's Republic of China
B
India
C
Sri Lanka
D
Fiji
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