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Daily Quiz #853

General Knowledge Quiz for 20 May 2011

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1

In England, what are Lloyds, Barclays, Westminster, Midland and National Provincial?

A
Clothing stores
B
Supermarkets
C
Fast food outlets
D
Banks
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2

In Turkey, what is "Galatasaray Spor Kulübü"?

A
A music festival
B
A meal prepared on religious occasions
C
A dog obedience competition
D
A soccer club
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3

What satellite, launched by NASA aboard a Delta rocket from Cape Canaveral on 10 July 1962, was built as part of a multi-national agreement between AT&T, Bell Telephone Laboratories, NASA, the British General Post Office, and the French National PTT (Post, Telegraph & Telecom Office)?

A
WorldCom
B
Hot Bird
C
Telstar
D
Intelsat
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4

Baffin Bay is on which continent?

A
Asia
B
South America
C
Europe
D
North America
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5

Robert and James Adam are associated with which field?

A
Astronomy
B
Architecture
C
Medicine
D
Music
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6

What was the middle name of Noël Coward?

A
Churchill
B
Wodehouse
C
Peirce
D
Dastardly
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7

After sporadic visits by European explorers and merchants from the 17th century onwards, the eastern half of which continent was claimed by the British in 1770, and officially settled as a penal colony on 26 January 1788?

A
Asia
B
Australia
C
North America
D
South America
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