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Daily Quiz #994

General Knowledge Quiz for 8 October 2011

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1

These are the last lines of which play: H: Shall the worms declare his truth? Go to him, take his shame away. E: He have his goodness now. God forbid I take it from him.

A
"Enemy of the People" by Henrik Ibsen
B
"Death of a Salesman" by Arthur Miller
C
"The Crucible" by Arthur Miller
D
"Hamlet" by William Shakespeare
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2

What book was published by Florence Nightingale in 1860?

A
The Electric Light Brigade
B
Notes on Nursing
C
The Illustrated Fauna of the Crimea
D
The Father Brown Omnibus
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3

Who was the English King during the US War of Independence?

A
Henry VIII
B
Edward VII
C
George III
D
George II
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4

Which of these is a system of weights and measures?

A
Ruling
B
Majestic
C
Empirical
D
Imperial
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5

Which of these forms the boundary between Colombia and Venezuela?

A
Orinoco River
B
Atlas Mountains
C
The Nile
D
The Appalachians
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6

Which English cricketer, a left-handed batsman who was named one of the Five Batsmen of the Year by the Wisden Cricketers' Almanack in 1893, captained Somerset in the late 19th century and appeared for Oxford University and the Marylebone Cricket Club?

A
Sebastian Coe
B
W G Grace
C
Shane Warne
D
Herbie Hewett
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7

Who "ran through the town, upstairs and downstairs, in his nightgown"?

A
The Grand Old Duke of York
B
Little Boy Blue
C
Little Jack Horner
D
Wee Willie Winkie
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