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Daily Quiz #912

General Knowledge Quiz for 18 July 2011

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Which long running British police procedural television series that originated as a one-off drama, entitled "Woodentop" in August 1983 was first broadcast in 1984?

A
Life on Mars
B
The Bill
C
Dixon of Dock Green
D
Z Cars
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2

Which American actress became known for her role in the television series "Ally McBeal" and has appeared in several films, including "Charlie's Angels", "Kill Bill" and "Kung Fu Panda"?

A
Christina Applegate
B
Beyoncé Knowles
C
Lucy Liu
D
Reese Witherspoon
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3

What is both the botanical name and the English common name of a genus of flowering plants, sometimes also called sugarbushes, that were named in 1735 by Carolus Linnaeus?

A
Protea
B
Bougainvillea
C
Hydrangea
D
Geranium
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4

What former Australian prime minister was nominated for the position of president of the International Cricket Council from 2012?

A
Bob Hawke
B
Gough Whitlam
C
Paul Keating
D
John Howard
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5

Who became the first President of the French Republic by popular vote in 1848, became dictator after a coup in 1851, then ruled as "Emperor of the French" from 1852 to September 1870, when he was captured in the Franco-Prussian War?

A
Napoleon III
B
Charles de Gaulle
C
Louis-Philippe of France
D
Louis Jules Trochu
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6

In which of these countries is there not a Mount Olympus?

A
Greece
B
Australia
C
United States
D
New Zealand
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7

In the nursery rhyme beginning "Hey Diddle Diddle", who laughed to see such fun?

A
Cat
B
Cow
C
Dish
D
Dog
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