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Daily Quiz #1114

General Knowledge Quiz for 5 February 2012

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1

In Anglo Saxon Britain, what word described a magistrate and the regional representative of the king?

A
Ostler
B
Cowper
C
Fletcher
D
Reeve
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2

Which of these was born first?

A
Francis Ford Coppola
B
Francis Chichester
C
Francis Drake
D
Francisco Franco
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3

What is the technical term for a nose bleed?

A
Pyrosis
B
Alopecia
C
Epistaxis
D
Aneurism
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4

Which of these cities is in Mexico?

A
Ciudad Real
B
Ciudad Bolivar
C
Ciudad Trujillo
D
Ciudad Madero
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5

What football team is based in Green Bay, Wisconsin?

A
Stackers
B
Boxers
C
Packers
D
Storemen
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6

What caused the closure of the Panama Canal in December 2010, for the first time in 21 years?

A
Extensive dredging near the Centennial Bridge
B
Flooding
C
Repairs being carried out on the Miraflores locks
D
Machinery failure at the GatĂșn locks
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7

The play "The Mousetrap" by Agatha Christie ran at the New Ambassadors Theatre in London's West End from 25 November 1952 until Saturday 23 March 1974, when it immediately transferred to which theatre next door, reopening on Monday 25 March?

A
Shaftesbury Theatre
B
St Martin's Theatre
C
London Palladium
D
Theatre Royal, Drury Lane
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