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Daily Quiz #1100

General Knowledge Quiz for 22 January 2012

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1

Which of these numbers is closest to the number of hours in a leap year?

A
2196
B
8784
C
8760
D
4392
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2

What are the next two in this series: Treasury Bill, Peter, Munich Mouser, Nelson, Peter II, Peter, Peta, Wilberforce ... ?

A
Humphrey and Sybil
B
Hacker and Basil
C
Bernard and Polly
D
Tony and Cherie
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3

Military signals are usually played on which instrument?

A
Bass guitar
B
Violin
C
Piano
D
Bugle
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4

Where was the original Globe Theatre located?

A
Birmingham
B
Stratford-upon-Avon
C
Oxford
D
London
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5

What did Captain James Cook take on his sea voyages, as experience had taught him that it was an effective preventative of scurvy (containing vitamin C and lactobacilli)?

A
Sauerkraut
B
Lemons
C
Limes
D
Oranges
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6

Which of these was not a nickname of Phil Tufnell, English test cricketer from 1990 to 2001?

A
Slowhand
B
Tuffers
C
The Cat
D
Two Sugars
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7

What item of headwear is associated with Sherlock Holmes?

A
Homburg
B
Baseball cap
C
Motorcycle helmet
D
Deerstalker hat
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