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Daily Quiz #797

General Knowledge Quiz for 25 March 2011

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1

The "Dome of Discovery" was built on London's South Bank for which occasion?

A
Festival of Britain, 1951
B
Millennium Celebrations, 2000
C
The Great Exhibition, 1851
D
Olympic Games, 1948
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2

What is "chalcedony"?

A
A naturally magnetised mineral
B
Bankruptcy court
C
A flowering herb
D
A form of silica, composed of quartz and moganite
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3

Which of these 1955 films is a bedroom farce set in Sweden in the early 1900s, directed by Ingmar Bergman?

A
The Rules Of The Game
B
Smiles Of A Summer Night
C
A Lesson In Love
D
Dreams
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4

The names of how many states of the USA start and end with the letter "a"?

A
3
B
2
C
1
D
4
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5

A "bodice ripper" is a type of what?

A
Serial killer
B
Office Christmas party
C
Hot pepper
D
A type of romance novel
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6

Canadian Florence Nightingale Graham dropped out of nursing school in Toronto and joined her elder brother in New York City, working as a bookkeeper for the E.R. Squibb Pharmaceuticals Company. By what name is she better known?

A
Florence Nightingale
B
Helena Rubinstein
C
Elizabeth Arden
D
Estée Lauder
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7

Who was the All Black (New Zealand rugby) captain to have been inducted into the IRB Hall of Fame (now the World Rugby Hall of Fame) in 2007, the year after the Hall was established?

A
Wilson Whineray
B
George Nepia
C
Jonah Lomu
D
Colin Meads
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