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Daily Quiz #1026

General Knowledge Quiz for 9 November 2011

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1

Who got the vote in Britain in 1829?

A
Roman Catholics
B
Women
C
Convicts in prison
D
People who didn't own land
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2

Over 40% of the population of the US state of Alaska live in which city?

A
Seattle
B
Anchorage
C
Juneau
D
Fairbanks
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3

What is the name for a pheasant's nest?

A
Phantom
B
Nide
C
Quaillery
D
Point
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4

What is the evening prayer service in the Western Catholic, Eastern (Byzantine) Catholic, and Eastern Orthodox, Anglican, and Lutheran churches?

A
Vestiges
B
Vespers
C
Vagaries
D
Viggomortensen
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5

In cartography, the method by which a spherical shape is represented as a rectangle was invented by whom?

A
Gerardus Mercator
B
Isaac Newton
C
Francis Drake
D
Erasmus
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6

Which of the following roles was not played by Peter Sellers in the 1964 film "Dr. Strangelove or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love The Bomb"?

A
US President Muffley
B
Dr. Strangelove
C
RAF Group Captain Lionel Mandrake
D
US Air Force General "Buck" Turgidson
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7

What is the nickname of the Australian national basketball team?

A
Boomers
B
Kangaroos
C
Wallabies
D
Diamonds
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