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Daily Quiz #820

General Knowledge Quiz for 17 April 2011

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1

Which of these has a style called "fly on the wall"?

A
Documentary
B
Fashion shoes
C
Architecture
D
Painting
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2

The symptoms for which poisoning include violent stomach pains, retching, excessive saliva production, vomiting, a sense of dryness and tightness in the throat, thirst, hoarseness, difficulty of speech, diarrhea, clammy sweats and delirium?

A
Arsenic
B
Cyanide
C
Strychnine
D
Carbon monoxide
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3

What couple, who have two children, bought neighbouring houses in Belsize Park, London, with a connecting doorway in 2003 because they felt they could not live in the same residence?

A
Hugh Grant & Elizabeth Hurley
B
Mick Jagger & Jerry Hall
C
Helena Bonham Carter & Tim Burton
D
Ringo Starr and Barbara Bach
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4

What is the next in this series: 1 John, 2 John, 3 John, Jude ... ?

A
Book of Revelation
B
1 Peter
C
1 Timothy
D
Titus
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5

Which of these countries is south of the equator?

A
Ivory Coast
B
Paraguay
C
Sri Lanka
D
Philippines
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6

The "numbered treaties", a series of eleven treaties signed between the aboriginal peoples and the reigning Monarch (Victoria, Edward VII or George V) from 1871 to 1921, apply in which country?

A
Canada
B
New Zealand
C
Australia
D
India
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7

Why is the Calcutta Cup, a rugby union trophy awarded to the winner of the annual Six Nations Championship match between England and Scotland, so called?

A
It was donated by a Rajah
B
Calcutta is the HQ for the Board of Control for Cricket in India
C
The inside has a black finish
D
It is made of rupees from the Calcutta Rugby Club
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