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Daily Quiz #940

General Knowledge Quiz for 15 August 2011

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1

Which of these is a common word for champagne?

A
Giggly
B
Sparkly
C
Bubbly
D
Creamy
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2

Which of these Canadian provinces is the smallest by population?

A
Prince Edward Island
B
Newfoundland and Labrador
C
Saskatchewan
D
New Brunswick
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3

Where on a fish would you find a dorsal fin?

A
Left and right, just behind the head
B
Vertically, down its back
C
Horizontally, at the tail
D
Vertically, at the tail
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4

Which of these is not a painting by Hieronymus Bosch?

A
The Haywain
B
Adoration of the Magi
C
The Tower of Babel
D
The Garden of Earthly Delights
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5

South African professional golfer Ernie Els is known by what nickname?

A
The Body
B
The Fat Budgie
C
The Bald Eagle
D
The Big Easy
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6

Who founded the London Symphony Orchestra Summer Pops in 1985 and served as Pops Musical Director of the San Francisco Symphony and Rochester (NY) Philharmonic in the USA?

A
Acker Bilk
B
Ronnie Scott
C
John Dankworth
D
Benjamin Britten
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7

Which country became independent from the United Kingdom on 14 August 1947, and became a republic in 1956?

A
Sri Lanka
B
Bangladesh
C
India
D
Pakistan
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