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Daily Quiz #1103

General Knowledge Quiz for 25 January 2012

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Which of these, an Irish poet and dramatist awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1923, served as an Irish Senator for two terms, and co-founded the Abbey Theatre, serving as its chief in its early years?

A
Eugene O'Neill
B
George Bernard Shaw
C
W B Yeats
D
Oscar Wilde
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2

The "loop of Henle" is found where in the human body?

A
Heart
B
Kidney
C
Liver
D
Lung
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3

Which of these countries has the highest population?

A
France
B
Bangladesh
C
Ethiopia
D
Russia
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4

The Roman army left Britain in what century?

A
8th
B
7th
C
5th
D
11th
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5

What is the alternative title of Gilbert and Sullivan's "The Mikado"?

A
The Big Cheese Does Not Get His Whey
B
The Bogun Shogun
C
There's a Nip in the Air
D
The Town of Titipu
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6

Who was Sven-Göran Eriksson?

A
The head of the International Olympic Committee from 1990 to 2000
B
The leader of the Swedish Davis Cup team in 1999
C
A high jumper who held the world record for 5 years from 1995
D
The first foreign manager of the English national soccer team
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7

The words "palaver" and "marmalade" came into English from what language?

A
Italian
B
Hindi
C
French
D
Portuguese
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