Daily Quizzes Daily

Our daily general knowledge quiz

Quiz Archive Archive

A complete history of our quiz challenges

By Subject Subjects

Choose from seven quiz categories

Personalised Personalised

Build a quiz by subject and difficulty

Daily Quiz #829

General Knowledge Quiz for 26 April 2011

A new general knowledge quiz is available every day. Try today's quiz or work through our archive of daily and themed quizzes.

0 out of ?
1

In June 2009, Canada announced plans to extend which national park from 4,800 square kilometres to 30,000 square kilometres to help protect the habitat of grizzly bear, caribou and other species?

A
Nahanni National Park Reserve
B
Buffalo National Park
C
Torngat Mountains National Park Reserve
D
Fundy National Park
Select from the options above.
2

Which of these is a free social networking and blogging service created in 2006 by Jack Dorsey, that enables users to send and read text-based posts of up to 140 characters displayed on a profile page and delivered to "followers"?

A
Twitter
B
Warble
C
Mumble
D
Cheaper
Select from the options above.
3

Which of these was an educator, scientist, physician, philosopher, feminist, and humanitarian, and the first early childhood educator to be nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize?

A
Keri Hulme
B
Maria Montessori
C
Annie Lennox
D
Jacqueline du Pré
Select from the options above.
4

What piece of music was used by Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean when they won Olympic gold medals at Sarajevo in 1984?

A
Ravel's "Bolero"
B
Bernstein's "Tonight"
C
Hendrix's "Purple Haze"
D
Gershwin's "Summertime"
Select from the options above.
5

A particular song was copyrighted in 1935 by the Summy Company, crediting authors Preston Ware Orem and Mrs. R.R. Forman. The company was purchased in 1990 by Warner Chappell for US$15 million, with the value of the song estimated at US$5 million. What is the song?

A
For He's a Jolly Good Fellow
B
Happy Birthday to You
C
Auld Lang Syne
D
White Christmas
Select from the options above.
6

Which of these is a type of bird?

A
Gamelan
B
Parmesan
C
Ptarmigan
D
Suriname
Select from the options above.
7

Which wonder of the ancient world was on the island of Pharos in Alexandria, Egypt?

A
Statue of Zeus
B
Colossus
C
Mausoleum of Mausolus
D
Lighthouse
Select from the options above.
0%
There are 0 questions in this quiz.
You've completed 0 questions.
You've answered 0 questions correctly.
You've answered 0 questions incorrectly.