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Daily Quiz #1079

General Knowledge Quiz for 1 January 2012

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What US public holiday falls on the 3rd Monday in February every year?

A
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
B
Memorial Day
C
Independence Day
D
Washington's Birthday
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2

Sitting Bull was chief of what group?

A
Sioux
B
Mohawk
C
Cheyenne
D
Blackfoot
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3

John McEnroe has married which of these?

A
Rosemary Clooney and Debbie Reynolds
B
Patti Smith & Tatum O'Neill
C
Joni Mitchell and Mia Farrow
D
Tori Amos and Raquel Welch
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4

Where would you find a "spruiker"?

A
Brazilian rain forest
B
Herb garden
C
Fairground
D
Fencing match
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5

Goliath is the name for a South American spider that eats what?

A
Cows
B
Cats
C
Dogs
D
Birds
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6

A 1993 film starring Tom Hanks was "Sleepless in ... " where?

A
Seattle
B
Semolina
C
Swansea
D
Somalia
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7

What 1963 political scandal in the UK involved the Secretary of State for War, after he had a brief relationship with the mistress of a Russian spy (a showgirl named Christine Keeler), and lied to the House of Commons about it?

A
The Bay of Pigs Incident
B
The Mystery of Lord Lucan
C
"The Cambridge Five"
D
The Profumo Affair
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