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Daily Quiz #771

General Knowledge Quiz for 27 February 2011

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Elizabeth Ashton, Fritz Ligges, Josef Neckermann, Bridget Parker, Mark Phillips and Harvey Smith competed in what sports at the 1972 Olympic Games?

A
Gymnastics
B
Swimming
C
Track and Field
D
Equestrian
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2

What do the notes for the currency "euro" have on the back (verso)?

A
Windows or gateways
B
Bridges
C
Historical figures
D
Forms of transport
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3

What name was given to the night when Nazis destroyed Jewish businesses and synagogues in November 1938?

A
Black Night
B
Night of the Long Knives
C
Crystal Night
D
Night of Fear
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4

What is commonly referred to as the big toe?

A
Caster
B
Pollex
C
Hallux
D
Thorax
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5

The merger of which two airlines, to create the world's 3rd largest airline in terms of annual revenue, was confirmed on 8 April 2010?

A
Singapore Airlines & Qantas
B
British Airways & Iberia
C
Cathay Pacific & Interjet
D
Jetstar Airways & Ryanair
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6

An Elizabethan sea captain and explorer was Sir Francis who?

A
Duck
B
Drake
C
Goose
D
Peacock
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7

What fictional Chinese-American detective, created by Earl Derr Biggers in 1923 for a novel published in 1925, was the subject of over 45 films made between 1926 and 1981?

A
Hop Sing
B
Cato Fong
C
Short Round
D
Charlie Chan
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