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Daily Quiz #804

General Knowledge Quiz for 1 April 2011

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Which pretender to the English throne during the reign of King Henry VII claimed to be Richard of Shrewsbury, 1st Duke of York, the younger son of King Edward IV, one of the "little princes in the Tower" who, legend has it, was executed by Richard III?

A
Perkin Warbeck
B
Midge Ure
C
Damien Hurst
D
Martin Chuzzlewit
Select from the options above.
2

In the men's ice hockey tournament at the 2010 Olympics, Sidney Crosby scored the winning goal for Canada to win the gold medal. Which nation was Canada competing against?

A
Slovakia
B
Finland
C
USA
D
Sweden
Select from the options above.
3

Which of these is a cancer of the blood or bone marrow characterized by an abnormal proliferation of (usually white) blood cells?

A
Leukemia
B
Anthrax
C
Tuberculosis
D
Influenza
Select from the options above.
4

What is "The Wimmera"?

A
A rocket testing range in South Australia
B
A region in the west of the Australian state of Victoria
C
Where "the lion sleeps tonight"
D
A wind that blows across the Nullarbor Plain
Select from the options above.
5

Which of these characters appear in "Jabberwocky", a poem of nonsense verse by Lewis Carroll in "Through the Looking-Glass"?

A
Pooh and Piglet
B
The Owl and the Pussycat
C
One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish
D
The Jubjub bird and the Bandersnatch
Select from the options above.
6

What is a nickname or a fancy name of a person, group or place which is familiar enough to be used instead of a real name without the need of explanation?

A
Tanqueray
B
Tourniquet
C
Soubriquet
D
Cabernet
Select from the options above.
7

Which of these is a Chinese dynasty?

A
Ting
B
Ming
C
Bling
D
Sting
Select from the options above.
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