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Daily Quiz #1216

General Knowledge Quiz for 17 May 2012

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What organisation was founded in 1831 by James Winston, Samuel James Arnold, Samuel Beazley, Sir Andrew Francis Barnard, and Francis Mills to "tend to the regeneration of the Drama"?

A
The Athenaeum
B
The Garrick Club
C
The Kit-Kat Club
D
The Green Room Club
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2

In 1995, Steffi Graf became the only tennis player to have won each of the four grand slam events how many times?

A
4
B
3
C
5
D
6
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3

Where do aquatic creatures live?

A
In deserts
B
Up trees
C
In burrows
D
In water
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4

What is the most abundant metal in the Earth's crust?

A
Aluminium
B
Tin
C
Lead
D
Iron
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5

To which of these does "spud" not refer?

A
A potato
B
A scarecrow in the TV series "Bob the Builder"
C
Daniel Murphy, a character in "Trainspotting" by Irvine Welsh
D
A model of Ford car
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6

Which of these was a hit record for trumpeter Eddie Calvert in 1954?

A
Papa Was a Rollin' Stone
B
Daddy Cool
C
Papa Don't Preach
D
Oh Mein Papa
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7

In what decade was Queen Elizabeth II born?

A
1930s
B
1910s
C
1920s
D
1900s
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