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Daily Quiz #1063

General Knowledge Quiz for 16 December 2011

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1

Philippe Croizon was the first quadruple amputee to achieve what on 18 September 2010, at the age of 42?

A
Be elected to the House of Commons
B
Have a #1 hit record in the UK
C
Swim the English Channel
D
Sail singlehandedly around the world
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2

"It's still the same old story, the fight for love and glory" are lines from the theme song for which film?

A
Four Weddings and a Funeral
B
All Quiet on the Western Front
C
Casablanca
D
The African Queen
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3

Which of these is a book by 'Che' Guevara (then a 23-year-old medical student) about his travels 8,000 km (5,000 miles) across South America with Alberto Granado (a 29-year-old biochemist)?

A
Whistle Down the WInd
B
Notes From A Small Island
C
The Motorcycle Diaries
D
Medical Journeys
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4

Who had a famous chestnut horse named "Copenhagen"?

A
Buffalo Bill
B
Roy Rogers
C
Dick Turpin
D
Duke of Wellington
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5

How many hours are there in a week?

A
60
B
3,600
C
24
D
168
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6

Which of these is closest to the Equator?

A
Canada
B
South Africa
C
Ethiopia
D
Falkland Islands
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7

How many pedals are standard on a grand piano in the USA?

A
None
B
2
C
1
D
3
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