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Daily Quiz #836

General Knowledge Quiz for 3 May 2011

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1

Which 1974 film about a train hijacking starring Walter Matthau and Robert Shaw was remade in 2009 starring John Travolta and Denzel Washington?

A
Chattanooga Choo Choo
B
The Taking of Pelham One Two Three
C
The General
D
Making Tracks
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2

Which of these seas is not off the coast of South America?

A
Argentine Sea
B
Caribbean Sea
C
Tasman Sea
D
Chilean Sea
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3

What is the official news publication of the Salvation Army, the first edition of which was printed in December 1879 in London, England, and the first US edition in January 1881 in St. Louis, Missouri?

A
Families in Action
B
Help!
C
Onward Christian Soldiers
D
The War Cry
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4

What sport is featured in the play "Daisy Pulls It Off" by Denise Deegan?

A
Polo
B
Chess
C
Netball
D
Hockey
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5

Which of these is not a name given to the period in the history of the Papacy during the first half of the tenth century, beginning with the installation of Pope Sergius III in 904 and lasting for sixty years until the death of Pope John XII in 964?

A
Anni sinistri
B
Saeculum obscurum
C
The Pornocracy
D
The Rule of the Harlots
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6

Which American trumpeter and composer was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Music in 1997, the first time it had been awarded for a jazz recording?

A
Paul Whiteman
B
Wynton Marsalis
C
"Jelly Roll" Morton
D
Benny Goodman
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7

Which part of the body would be treated if the patient was suffering from laryngitis?

A
Feet
B
Eyes
C
Back
D
Throat
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