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Daily Quiz #796

General Knowledge Quiz for 24 March 2011

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1

In 1983, the highest TV audience in the USA was set by the last episode of "M*A*S*H". What programme broke that record?

A
American Idol final, 2009
B
The Superbowl, 2010
C
Presidential inauguration of Barack Obama, 2009
D
Ellen DeGeneres "came out" on The Oprah Winfrey Show, 1997
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2

In 1989, there was a peaceful transfer of power to non-Communist governments in East Germany, Poland, Czechoslovakia, Hungary, and which other country?

A
Afghanistan
B
Albania
C
Yugoslavia
D
Bulgaria
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3

What is a brief nap?

A
40 winks
B
30 blinks
C
20 tics
D
50 spots
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4

Copenhagen stands on what 39 mile (63 kilometre) long strait between Sweden and Denmark that leads from the Baltic Sea to the Kattegat?

A
Great Belt (Storebælt)
B
The Sound (Øresund)
C
Little Belt (Lillebælt)
D
The Denmark Strait
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5

Which of these people is a composer of film music?

A
Esther Williams
B
John Williams
C
Frank Williams
D
Hank Williams
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6

There is a myth that that all the clocks in "Pulp Fiction" are set to which time that it is slang for smoking marijuana?

A
2:45
B
5:30
C
3:15
D
4:20
Select from the options above.
7

What is obtained from a sturgeon?

A
Ink
B
Caviar
C
Whalebone
D
Tomato sauce
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