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Daily Quiz #1105

General Knowledge Quiz for 27 January 2012

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1

Broadly, what is the setting for Samuel Beckett's play "Happy Days"?

A
Three large pots
B
An old man's desk
C
A tree
D
A pile of sand
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2

Who is the co-director and co-writer of British television shows with Ricky Gervais?

A
David Nobbs
B
Eric Sykes
C
Stephen Merchant
D
Robert Nye
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3

Of the 29 letters in the Turkish alphabet, how many are vowels?

A
5
B
8
C
6
D
7
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4

What do myrmecologists study?

A
Ants
B
Fish
C
Reptiles
D
Gerbils
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5

What is the next in this sequence: Palatine Hill, Capitoline Hill, Quirinal Hill, Viminal Hill, Esquiline Hill, Caelian Hill, ... ?

A
Vatican Hill
B
Aventine Hill
C
Pincian Hill
D
Janiculum Hill
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6

A Hellenist is an expert on subjects pertaining to what?

A
The Phoenician navy
B
Episodes of "Prime Suspect"
C
Greece
D
Canines
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7

What role, first established in May 1947 with the appointment of Walter Winterbottom, was filled in 2008 by Fabio Capello, who replaced Steve McClaren?

A
Chancellor of the Exchequer
B
England national football team manager
C
Black Rod
D
Poet Laureate
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