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Daily Quiz #1176

General Knowledge Quiz for 7 April 2012

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1

How long is a polo pitch?

A
500 yards
B
160 yards
C
100 yards
D
300 yards
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2

The lumbar region of the human body contains how many vertebrae?

A
30
B
15
C
5
D
10
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3

In the Bible, whose return heralded the killing of "the fatted calf"?

A
The prodigal son
B
The good Samaritan
C
Lazarus
D
Jacob
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4

Buenos Aires is the capital city of which country?

A
Argentina
B
Brazil
C
Peru
D
Venezuela
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5

From medieval times in Germany, what is the literal translation of "junkers", a term still in use today?

A
Rubbish collectors
B
Young aristocrats
C
Pilots
D
Apprentices
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6

Who is quoted as writing "Hell is other people"?

A
Greta Garbo
B
Jean-Paul Sartre
C
George Bernard Shaw
D
Oscar Wilde
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7

Which of these is Selma Bouvier's sister?

A
Marge Simpson
B
Jacqueline Kennedy
C
Eleanor Roosevelt
D
Sarah Fergusson
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