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Daily Quiz #1090

General Knowledge Quiz for 12 January 2012

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1

In 1979, a World Health Organization commission of scientists certified the global eradication of which human infectious disease, the first (and only) one to be completely eradicated from nature?

A
Polio
B
Malaria
C
Smallpox
D
Chicken pox
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2

The dance Meringue originated where?

A
Caribbean
B
Scotland
C
Spain
D
Brazil
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3

Which of these plays was written most recently?

A
Shirley Valentine
B
Death of a Salesman
C
Look Back in Anger
D
Waiting for Godot
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4

Who appeared in the films "The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford" (2007), "Burn After Reading" (2008), "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" (2008) and "Inglourious Basterds" (2009)?

A
Brad Trench
B
Brad Mine
C
Brad Pitt
D
Brad Well
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5

With the history of which of these countries is Josip Broz Tito associated?

A
India
B
Italy
C
Yugoslavia
D
Somalia
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6

Which of these is an Olympic sport that uses hoops, ribbons, ropes, balls and clubs?

A
Ice dancing
B
Greek wrestling
C
Prestidigitation
D
Rhythmic gymnastics
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7

On which continent is Suriname?

A
Asia
B
Africa
C
Europe
D
South America
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