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Daily Quiz #920

General Knowledge Quiz for 26 July 2011

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1

This is an extract from the lyrics of which song written by Lily Allen and Gregory Kurstin: “It's sad but it's true how society says her life is already over, There's nothing to do and there's nothing to say, 'Til the man of her dreams comes along, Picks her up and puts her over his shoulder, It seems so unlikely in this day and age”?

A
42
B
22
C
32
D
52
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2

In 2007, who set a record by being the only soccer player to play on three World Cup-winning teams?

A
Ronaldo
B
Pelé
C
Cafu
D
Zico
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3

The initial parts of which London building were built as a fortress by the Normans, had additions to become a palace and then was used primarily as a prison?

A
Victoria Tower
B
Buckingham Palace
C
Queen's Tower
D
Tower of London
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4

What are formed from linear chains of amino acids?

A
Proteins
B
Carbohydrates
C
Enzymes
D
Vitamins
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5

Which state of the USA has a 389-mile (626 km) international border with the states of Sonora and Baja California in Mexico, and despite being the largest landlocked US State by population is sometimes considered part of the West Coast region?

A
Ohio
B
Arizona
C
Michigan
D
Georgia
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6

What is the stage name of Natalie Renee McIntyre, a US R&B and soul singer-songwriter, record producer and actress with a distinctive raspy voice and a singing style heavily influenced by Billie Holiday & Betty Davis?

A
Aretha Franklin
B
Etta James
C
Irma Thomas
D
Macy Gray
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7

The Red Ensign, a flag that originated in the early 17th century as a British ensign flown by the Royal Navy, is currently specifically used by which group?

A
Royal Yacht Squadron
B
British merchant navy
C
Royal National Lifeboat Institution
D
Royal Southampton Yacht Club
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