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Daily Quiz #1052

General Knowledge Quiz for 5 December 2011

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1

The character of John Bull is a national personification of which group of people in general?

A
Teetotal people
B
Citizens of Great Britain
C
Quakers
D
Whisky drinkers
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2

What is the road featured in the "Wizard of Oz"?

A
Blue Gravel Bypass
B
Brown Asphalt Lane
C
Red Dirt Highway
D
Yellow Brick Road
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3

What is the name for a net of fine lines or fibres in the eyepiece of a sighting device, such as a telescope, a telescopic sight, a microscope, or the screen of an oscilloscope?

A
Reticle
B
Intersection
C
Cantona
D
Breeze
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4

Frank Dekum, a 19th-century banker in Portland, Oregon, contributed money to import what to Oregon?

A
German farm machinery
B
German song birds
C
Tyrolean plant life
D
London Bridge
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5

A "pass" is the way that the ball is put into play in which game?

A
Baseball
B
Rugby
C
Golf
D
Hockey
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6

Which of the following is a land-locked country?

A
Somalia
B
Guinea
C
Chad
D
Togo
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7

What playwright was jailed for stealing and defacing books from the Islington Library?

A
Edward Bond
B
Harold Pinter
C
John Osbourne
D
Joe Orton
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