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Daily Quiz #840

General Knowledge Quiz for 7 May 2011

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What is a High German language of Jewish origin, spoken throughout the world, and conventionally written in the Hebrew alphabet?

A
Walloon
B
Turkish
C
Flemish
D
Yiddish
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2

Ouagadougou is the capital of which country?

A
Dahomey
B
Burkina Faso
C
The Republic of Kiribati
D
The People's Republic of Benin
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3

What was the name of the Ewing ranch in the TV series "Dallas"?

A
Southfork
B
Northfork
C
Eastfork
D
Westfork
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4

Who said "Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people"?

A
Eleanor Roosevelt
B
Lady Astor
C
Benjamin Franklin
D
Andy Warhol
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5

When Charles I was beheaded, and contrary to custom, the words "Behold the head of a traitor!" were not said when his head was held up and exhibited to the crowd. Revolutionary leader Oliver Cromwell ordered what else to occur that was unusual after such a beheading?

A
The Beefeaters to shout "Charlie wuz da man!"
B
The head to be sewn back onto the body
C
An honour guard to accompany the body into the Tower of London
D
All the spectators to sing "Abide With Me"
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6

Where in Britain is "The Millennium Stadium"?

A
Glasgow
B
London
C
Cardiff
D
Sheffield
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7

What was the name of NASA spacecraft that were metallised balloon satellites acting as a passive reflector of microwave signals, the first successful launch of which was on 12 August 1960?

A
Echo
B
Sonar
C
Hottie
D
Sputnik I
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