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Daily Quiz #873

General Knowledge Quiz for 9 June 2011

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Which of these is a legendary winged reptilian creature, a type of dragon often found in mediaeval heraldry, with two legs and a barbed tail, often with two wings that may have clawed tips?

A
Manticore
B
Lorelei
C
Hippogryph
D
Wyvern
Select from the options above.
2

Whose wife, on arriving at his death bed, reportedly shouted "Is the bloody man dead yet?"?

A
Horatio Lord Nelson
B
Dylan Thomas
C
Lord Byron
D
Elvis Presley
Select from the options above.
3

Which of these fictional characters was created by Ruth Rendell?

A
Superintendent Jack Meadows
B
Chief Inspector Dreyfus
C
Inspector Morse
D
Detective Inspector Wexford
Select from the options above.
4

Which country has land borders with Norway to the west and Finland to the northeast, and is connected to Denmark by a bridge-tunnel across the Ă–resund?

A
Germany
B
Sweden
C
Poland
D
Estonia
Select from the options above.
5

Which teams compete in the "Derby della Mole", which is also known as the "Turin Derby"?

A
Juventus FC & Torino FC
B
Ferrari and Lamborghini
C
The Italian and German national soccer teams
D
Ferrari and Alfa Romeo
Select from the options above.
6

What is the popular name for the ancient Egyptian works generally inscribed on papyrus and placed in coffins of nobility and royalty?

A
Book of the Dead
B
The Domesday Book
C
The Dead Sea Scrolls
D
Mother Goose
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7

What is a "thresher"?

A
Rat
B
Antelope
C
Dog
D
Shark
Select from the options above.
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