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Daily Quiz #810

General Knowledge Quiz for 7 April 2011

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1

Which of these is not a prison in the state of New York, USA?

A
Wormwood Scrubs
B
Rikers Island
C
Sing Sing
D
Attica
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2

The national holiday celebrated in the USA on 4 July each year is to commemorate events surrounding which war?

A
American Civil War
B
American War of Independence
C
Korean War
D
World War I
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3

Arshile Gorky, Willem de Kooning, Franz Kline, Mark Rothko, Philip Guston, Hans Hofmann, Clyfford Still, Barnett Newman, Ad Reinhardt, Richard Pousette-Dart, Robert Motherwell, Peter Voulkos & Jackson Pollock painted in what style?

A
Landscape
B
Abstract expressionism
C
Still life
D
Pointillism
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4

Which of these is an American comedian who made a career in the UK as part of the alternative comedy scene in the 1980s?

A
Diamond Gum
B
Ruby Wax
C
Sapphire Sticky
D
Beryl Glue
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5

The plant soleirolia soleirolii of the nettle family has a number of common names, including baby's tears, angel's tears, mind-your-own-business, peace-in-the-home, pollyanna vine, the Corsican curse, Irish moss and which other?

A
Dingle Dell
B
Mother of thousands
C
Victoria's secret
D
Amberley grange
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6

Croatia won their first ever Olympic gold in Atlanta in 1996 in which event?

A
Weightlifting
B
Handball
C
Wrestling
D
Fencing
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7

Which of these wedding anniversaries is the earliest?

A
Cotton
B
Tin
C
Sapphire
D
Pearl
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