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Daily Quiz #903

General Knowledge Quiz for 9 July 2011

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Which of these is a team sport played with sticks, where a ball called a sliotar is hit between the opponents' goalposts, either over the crossbar for 1 point, or under the crossbar past a goalkeeper into a net for 3 points?

A
Eisteddfod
B
Gaelic baseball
C
Taoiseach
D
Hurling
Select from the options above.
2

Daniel O'Connell did what in 1828 and 1829 as part of a campaign to remove the restrictions on Roman Catholics in the UK?

A
He stood for election
B
He broke windows in the Houses of Parliament
C
Tried to hang himself in prison
D
Attempted assassinations of the Prime Minister
Select from the options above.
3

What designer is connected with the clothing brands Purple Label, Black Label, Polo, Blue Label, RLX, Tennis, Pink Pony and Chaps?

A
Ralph Lauren
B
Gianni Versace
C
Calvin Klein
D
Coco Chanel
Select from the options above.
4

Which of these is not a line from the French nursery song "Frère Jacques"?

A
Frère Jacques, frère Jacques
B
Dormez-vous? Dormez-vous?
C
Bring me a martini, Bring me a martini.
D
Din, dan, don. Din, dan, don.
Select from the options above.
5

What is the name given to a randomly derived change to the nucleotide sequence of the genetic material of an organism?

A
Notation
B
Mutation
C
Devotion
D
Renovation
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6

Which of these was the first American to win the Nobel Prize in Economics, and author of the largest-selling economics textbook of all time: "Economics: An Introductory Analysis", first published in 1948, that explained the principles of Keynesian economics?

A
Milton Friedman
B
Sam Paulson
C
Milton Keynes
D
Paul Samuelson
Select from the options above.
7

Which organisation runs the undergraduate college in Annapolis, Maryland, USA, that is known as "The Academy"?

A
The US Navy
B
The US Army
C
The US Air Force
D
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Select from the options above.
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