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Daily Quiz #1022

General Knowledge Quiz for 5 November 2011

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1

The islands of Alderney, Herm, Jethou, Brecqhou, Burhou, Lihou and Sark are administered directly by a government based where?

A
Paris
B
The island of Jersey
C
London
D
The island of Guernsey
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2

In 1970, who began to popularise a style of journalism known as "Gonzo journalism"?

A
Hunter S. Thompson
B
James Thurber
C
Jann Wenner
D
Tom Wolfe
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3

The Alderney, Blaarkop, East Anatolian Red, Guernsey, Icelandic and Swedish Friesian are all types of what?

A
Sheep
B
Cattle
C
Pigs
D
Cheese
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4

In which war did the British army first deploy tanks?

A
World War I
B
World War II
C
Boer War
D
Crimean War
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5

In the 19th century, who wrote "Stancliffe's Hotel" when she was 23, a decade before she found a public audience, that was not published until 2003?

A
Elizabeth Gaskell
B
Louisa May Alcott
C
Wilkie Collins
D
Charlotte Brontë
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6

Which of these terms comes from cricket?

A
Bowl out
B
Wipeout
C
Strike out
D
Flame out
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7

Who was Attorney General of the USA from 1961 to 1964, US Senator for New York from 1965 to 1968, and was assassinated while running for president in 1968?

A
Joe Kennedy
B
Edward Kennedy
C
John F Kennedy
D
Robert Kennedy
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