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Daily Quiz #1110

General Knowledge Quiz for 1 February 2012

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1

In "The Day of the Triffids", a novel by John Wyndham made into a 1962 film and TV series in 1981 and 2009, what affliction strikes most of humanity?

A
Dutch elm disease
B
Deafness
C
Blindness
D
Leprosy
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2

Which of these is a branch of health care devoted to the study, diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the foot, ankle and lower leg?

A
Podcasting
B
Pediatrics
C
Pedodontics
D
Podiatry
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3

At what time of day does the church service called vespers take place?

A
Morning
B
Evening
C
Afternoon
D
Midnight
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4

Who wrote the book "Das Kapital"?

A
Black Marx
B
Groucho Marx
C
Onya Marx
D
Karl Marx
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5

In which country are members of parliament known, not as MPs, but TDs?

A
Iran
B
India
C
Israel
D
Ireland
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6

Which library opened its reading room to the public in 1609, the second public library in Europe to do so?

A
The Bodleian Library at the University of Oxford
B
Biblioteca Ambrosiana, Milan, Italy
C
The Library at La Sorbonne University, Paris
D
Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin, Berlin
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7

Olympic gold medallists Paavo Nurmi, Ville Ritola, Clas Thunberg and Lasse Virén represented which country?

A
Finland
B
Kenya
C
Great Britain
D
Hungary
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