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Daily Quiz #1055

General Knowledge Quiz for 8 December 2011

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1

16 of what pieces are on a chess board at the start of a game?

A
Bishops
B
Rooks
C
Knights
D
Pawns
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2

What country is the world's largest producer of Tobacco?

A
China
B
Brazil
C
Cuba
D
United States of America
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3

What was the name of the result of a nationwide census of virtually everything in England and Wales that was ordered by William I in 1085?

A
The Domesday Book
B
The Rosetta Stone
C
The Dead Sea Scrolls
D
Sutton Hoo
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4

Which plant has leaves and flowers (each of which consists of 5 or 6 small yellow flower heads surrounded by leaflets in star form that bloom between July and September) that are covered with white hairs and appear woolly?

A
Gladioli
B
Rose
C
Daisy
D
Edelweiss
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5

Pete Wentz is best known for being the bassist for which American rock band?

A
Fall Out Boy
B
Drop In Girl
C
Tune In Daddy
D
Turn Out Mama
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6

Which of these is a criminal fraternity based in Japan?

A
Budokan
B
Shinkansen
C
Fujita
D
Yacuza
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7

Which US TV series, created by Earl Hamner, Jr., based on his book Spencer's Mountain and a 1963 film starring Henry Fonda and Maureen O'Hara, was centred on a family in rural Virginia during the Great Depression and World War II?

A
Little House on the Prairie
B
The Waltons
C
The Partridge Family
D
Bonanza
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