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Daily Quiz #871

General Knowledge Quiz for 7 June 2011

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1

What type of event is the London Marathon?

A
Walking
B
Skiing
C
Running
D
Cycling
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2

Which of these Canadian provinces is the largest by land area?

A
Newfoundland and Labrador
B
Ontario
C
Saskatchewan
D
Quebec
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3

The Deepwater Horizon, a semi-submersible offshore drilling rig, exploded on 20 April 2010, and sank, killing 11 people and causing a significant oil spill. Where was it at the time?

A
Off the west coast of Cornwall, England
B
Gulf of Mexico
C
Off the French coast in the Mediterranean Sea
D
Off the Pacific coast of Alaska
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4

Ochlophobia is a fear of what?

A
Dogs
B
Junkyards
C
Crowds
D
Elephants
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5

What was Melanie Brown's nickname when she was in the Spice Girls?

A
Terrible
B
Awful
C
Scary
D
Horrible
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6

What type of sentence is "pack my red box with five dozen quality jugs"?

A
Anagram
B
Pangram
C
Histogram
D
Palindrome
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7

Which cartoonist, famous for his work for the British newspaper the "Daily Express", used a cartoon family (including Grandma, the enigmatic matriarch, and Chalkie, the tyrannical school teacher), to comment on current affairs?

A
Matt Groening
B
Giles
C
Gary Larson
D
Ronald Searle
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