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Daily Quiz #995

General Knowledge Quiz for 9 October 2011

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1

Which of these starred in the 2000 film "The Perfect Storm"?

A
Bruce Willis
B
Mel Gibson
C
Russel Crowe
D
George Clooney
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2

Which famous American bodybuilder had the advertising slogan "You too can have a body like mine"?

A
Appalachian Champ
B
Chuck Caucasus
C
Rocky Cheapside
D
Charles Atlas
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3

The Rio Grande forms the border of Texas with what other area?

A
Oklahoma
B
Mexico
C
Arkansas
D
Louisiana
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4

The Stanley Cup Final is a best-of-seven playoff series to determine the National Hockey League champion. In the 2009–10 season, how many games were needed to decide the best of seven between the Philadelphia Flyers and the Chicago Blackhawks?

A
5
B
7
C
4
D
6
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5

Which of these was painted first?

A
American Gothic by Grant Wood
B
The Massacre of the Innocents by Peter Paul Rubens
C
The Cardplayers by Paul Cézanne
D
The Adoration of the Magi by El Greco
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6

Opened in 1890, with 6 stations over 3.2 miles (5.1 km) and running in a pair of tunnels between the City of London and Stockwell passing under the River Thames, what was the first deep-level underground "tube" railway in the world, and the first major railway to use electric traction?

A
London and South Western Railway
B
The Central Line
C
The Metropolitan Railway
D
The City and South London Railway
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7

Which of these names is applied to a large prize in a lottery?

A
Jillpan
B
Jackpot
C
Marybowl
D
Tomtureen
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