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Daily Quiz #856

General Knowledge Quiz for 23 May 2011

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1

The UK TV series "Doctor in the House", based on books by Richard Gordon, was set in which hospital?

A
St Stephen's
B
St Mary's
C
St Thomas's
D
St Swithin's
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2

The Arapawa Island, Berkshire, British Saddleback, Essex, Hampshire, Jersey Red, Leicoma, Minzhu, Oxford Sandy and Black, Spots and Windsnyer are all types of what?

A
Cattle
B
Sheep
C
Pigs
D
Cheese
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3

Who is the next in this series: Julie Stevens, Honor Blackman, Diana Rigg, Linda Thorson ... ?

A
Joanna Lumley
B
Julia Roberts
C
Jennifer Saunders
D
Jane Mansfield
Select from the options above.
4

The World Surfing Champion title is awarded annually to the best competition surfer for the year, based on points earned for placings at which events?

A
One event at each of Oahu and Palm Beach
B
PSA Tour
C
ASP World Tour
D
Four "Oahu Festivals"
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5

Which of these was never the name of a prison in the USA?

A
Folsom
B
Brixton
C
San Quentin
D
Joliet
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6

The standard tuning of which instrument is one octave higher than a cello?

A
Violin
B
Double bass
C
Viola
D
Guitar
Select from the options above.
7

Which country declared itself to be independent from Great Britain on 2 July 1776?

A
Australia
B
India
C
Canada
D
USA
Select from the options above.
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