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Daily Quiz #811

General Knowledge Quiz for 8 April 2011

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1

In October 2009 it was announced that director Sam Taylor-Wood was to marry Aaron Johnson, 23 years her junior, who were director and star respecitively of "Nowhere Boy", a film about whom?

A
Ray Charles
B
Michael Jackson
C
Jesse Owens
D
John Lennon
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2

The words "a" and "an" are what parts of speech?

A
Indefinite articles
B
Definite articles
C
Infinite articles
D
Indecisive articles
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3

Up to and including 2010, Switzerland and 3 other countries have hosted the World Rowing Championships 4 times since the first in 1962. Which of these was not one of them?

A
New Zealand
B
Canada
C
Germany
D
Great Britain
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4

Which of these was the last to make its debut on British TV?

A
Peak Practice
B
Angels
C
Dr Finlay's Casebook
D
Emergency Ward 10
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5

Which river forms part of the border between the USA and Canada?

A
St Lawrence
B
Mississippi
C
Missouri
D
Colorado
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6

What Australian weekly magazine founded by two Sydney journalists, J.F. Archibald and John Haynes, which first appeared on 31 January 1880, ceased publication on 23 January 2008?

A
The Herald
B
The Age
C
Newsweek
D
The Bulletin
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7

Which of these describes tuberculosis?

A
The result of trauma or infection of a joint, or age
B
An infectious disease caused by a micro-organism
C
A neurological disorder that affects the cells that control voluntary muscle activity
D
Bone fracture caused by lateral impact
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