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Daily Quiz #959

General Knowledge Quiz for 3 September 2011

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1

Who has been romantically linked with Britney Spears, Stacy Ferguson, Jenna Dewan, Alyssa Milano, Cameron Diaz, Scarlett Johansson and Jessica Biel?

A
Vince Vaughn
B
John Mayer
C
Gerard Butler
D
Justin Timberlake
Select from the options above.
2

What was the purpose of explorer Captain, then Lieutenant, James Cook's first voyage to the south Pacific Ocean in 1768?

A
Claim possession for Britain of as many Pacific islands as possible
B
Take a scientific team to observe the transit of Venus
C
Investigate volcanic activity on the Hawaiian islands
D
Discover a northern passage between the Pacific and the Atlantic
Select from the options above.
3

The Sphinx is in which country?

A
Egypt
B
Somalia
C
Ethiopia
D
Yemen
Select from the options above.
4

Which of these is an acute inflammation of the outermost layer of the eye and the inner surface of the eyelids, mainly of humans, dogs and cattle, that is commonly due to an allergic reaction or an infection?

A
Congratulation
B
Campanology
C
Conjugality
D
Conjunctivitis
Select from the options above.
5

The groundhog that famously appears at Gobbler's Knob, Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, on 2 February annually is said to be able to predict what?

A
The number of tourists next 2 February
B
The quantity of tigers that will be in town in the next year
C
The quality of the harvest
D
The length of the winter
Select from the options above.
6

What film is the source of the phrase, "I'll get you, my pretty ... and your little dog too!"

A
Lady and the Tramp
B
The Wizard of Oz
C
101 Dalmatians
D
Old Yeller
Select from the options above.
7

What is the only country in the southern hemisphere to have won a gold medal in the Winter Olympics?

A
New Zealand
B
Australia
C
South Africa
D
Chile
Select from the options above.
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