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Daily Quiz #949

General Knowledge Quiz for 24 August 2011

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1

Which of these is a metal?

A
Chlorine
B
Lithium
C
Sulphur
D
Xenon
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2

What is the title of the head of government of Ireland, similar to that of a Prime Minister, who is nominated by the lower house and appointed by the President?

A
The CĂ©ilidh
B
The Taoiseach
C
The Diet
D
The Shillelagh
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3

Which of these is an early Baroque opera by Claudio Monteverdi, with a libretto by Alessandro Striggio, that was written in 1607 for a court performance during the annual Carnival at Mantua, and is still regularly performed?

A
L'Orfeo
B
Mary Stuart
C
Carmen
D
Deshabille
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4

In 711 AD, the Moors invaded part of Europe that is now part of what country?

A
Sweden
B
Germany
C
Italy
D
Spain
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5

What English football club lost 8 players and 3 officials in the Munich air disaster of 1958?

A
Everton
B
Chelsea
C
Arsenal
D
Manchester United
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6

Kevin Costner directed and acted in which of these films?

A
Field of Dreams
B
3000 Miles to Graceland
C
For Love of the Game
D
Dances With Wolves
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7

From 1925 to 1935, what did the letters "MG" on a make of English sports car signify?

A
Martin Grahame
B
Motor Grosse
C
Marque of Great Britain
D
Morris Garages
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