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Daily Quiz #874

General Knowledge Quiz for 10 June 2011

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In 1949, when the part of Ireland that was more independent than the rest was declared a sovereign independent state outside the British Commonwealth, what name was given to it?

A
Confederate Ireland
B
Irish Free State
C
Republic Of Ireland
D
Erin
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2

What is a kumquat?

A
Weapon used by Australian aborigines
B
Traditional north American dwelling made of hides
C
Large rodent native to South America
D
Fruit
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3

Which of these is the earliest TV series to be made starring David Jason?

A
The Darling Buds of May
B
Open All Hours
C
Only Fools and Horses
D
A Touch of Frost
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4

What is the name of the strip of land between a golf tee and the green?

A
Highway
B
Fairway
C
Runway
D
Tearaway
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5

What does the "F" stand for in the acronym "FBI"?

A
Footloose
B
Felony
C
Federal
D
Foreign
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6

What is the capital of Texas?

A
Austin
B
Dallas
C
Houston
D
Paris
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7

Which American pop singer/songwriter who won the first season of the television series American Idol in 2002 won two Grammy Awards in 2006 - for her album "Breakaway" and the single "Since U Been Gone"?

A
Madonna
B
Kelly Clarkson
C
Shirley Temple
D
Dolly Parton
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