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Daily Quiz #1095

General Knowledge Quiz for 17 January 2012

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1

According to the Bible, who denied knowing Jesus 3 times "before the cock crowed twice"?

A
Matt
B
Tom
C
Jacob
D
Peter
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2

Which of these is no longer an Olympic sport?

A
Handball
B
Curling
C
Snowboarding
D
Softball
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3

Which of these is the furthest east of Rome?

A
Black Sea
B
Caspian Sea
C
Mediterranean Sea
D
Aegean Sea
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4

What was the first, and only complete, novel, published in 1788, written by 18th-century British writer, philosopher, and advocate of women's rights Mary Wollstonecraft?

A
Calamity Jane
B
Pride and Prejudice
C
Mary: A Fiction
D
Dragonslayer
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5

What name is given to a style of journalism that is written subjectively, often including the reporter as part of the story via a first-person narrative?

A
Fozzie
B
Gonzo
C
Rizzo
D
Scooter
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6

What 3-wheeled microcar manufactured in 1962 and 1965 on the Isle of Man retailed for £199, and holds the record for the smallest-ever automobile to go into production?

A
Suzuki Alto
B
Peel P50
C
Sinclair C5
D
TRS 80
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7

Which English-born conductor worked with orchestras in Cincinatti, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Hollywood, New York and Houston, and collaborated with Walt Disney to produce the film "Fantasia"?

A
Artur Bodanzky
B
Leopold Stokowski
C
Alfred Hertz
D
Erich Leinsdorf
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