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Daily Quiz #1001

General Knowledge Quiz for 15 October 2011

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1

What phrase refers to an old-fashioned person who is reluctant to change or innovate?

A
Piggy in the Middle
B
Snake in the Grass
C
Stick in the Mud
D
Jack in the Box
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2

The cities of Ciudad Juárez, El Paso, Laredo and Brownsville are on the banks of which river?

A
Yangtze
B
Rio Grande
C
Rhine
D
Po
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3

Which of these is a type of dinosaur whose fossils were first discovered in 1877 by S. W. Williston?

A
Ridiculous
B
Diplodocus
C
Michaelmas
D
Sisyphus
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4

After the mutiny on the "Bounty", Fletcher Christian and his men took women from where to colonise Pitcairn Island?

A
Hawaii
B
Tahiti
C
New Caledonia
D
Fiji
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5

Which album by the Arctic Monkeys was the fastest selling album in UK chart history?

A
Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not
B
Favourite Worst Nightmare
C
Humbug
D
Five Minutes with Arctic Monkeys
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6

Betsy Ross was a figure in the history of the USA in what century?

A
19th
B
18th
C
20th
D
17th
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7

Which Stoke City, Blackpool and England player was the first European Footballer of the Year in 1956?

A
Tom Finney
B
Stanley Matthews
C
Bobby Charlton
D
Billy Wright
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