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Daily Quiz #894

General Knowledge Quiz for 30 June 2011

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1

Which cartoon character was born at the Daisy Hill Puppy Farm?

A
Snoopy
B
Goofy
C
Snowy
D
Scooby Doo
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2

Sheep are aged by their teeth and are referred to by the number of permanent incisors that have erupted. About how old is a "four-tooth"?

A
1.5 to 2 years
B
1 to 1.5 years
C
2 to 4 years
D
2 to 3 years
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3

Which island was a major exporter of phosphate from 1907 until deposits ran out in the 1980s, and had the highest per-capita income of any sovereign state in the world during the late 1960s and early 1970s?

A
Fiji
B
Nauru
C
New Caledonia
D
Western Samoa
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4

Thomas Cranmer held what position during the reign of Henry VIII, between 3 December 1533 and 4 December 1555?

A
Lord High Executioner
B
Archbishop of Canterbury
C
Royal songwriter
D
Royal speechwriter
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5

A proof of what major mathematics problem was given by Grigori Perelman in 2003, resulting in his being selected to receive the Fields Medal and being awarded the Millennium prize in March 2010?

A
Poincaré conjecture
B
P versus NP problem
C
Hodge's theorem
D
Riemann hypothesis
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6

What is the legal tender (face) value of the "American Buffalo", a 24-karat gold bullion coin first offered for sale by the US Mint on 22 June 2006?

A
US 10 cents
B
US$50
C
US$100
D
US 50 cents
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7

Which of these was an English cricketer who played for Middlesex and England in 78 Test matches, and was a footballer at Arsenal F.C. in the 1930s to 1950s?

A
George Best
B
Denis Compton
C
Donald Bradman
D
Ian Botham
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