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Daily Quiz #1261

General Knowledge Quiz for 1 July 2012

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1

Where is the boxing venue known as Madison Square Garden?

A
San Francisco
B
Chicago
C
New York
D
Philadelphia
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2

Who wrote "Come friendly bombs and fall on Slough, it isn't fit for humans now"?

A
Philip Larkin
B
Sir John Betjeman
C
Ted Hughes
D
J B Priestley
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3

How many Mexican states share a land border with the USA?

A
3
B
5
C
4
D
6
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4

What is the term for reactions some people have that are severe and life-threatening allergies (to environmental or dietary allergens or to medication)?

A
Caustic
B
Didactic
C
Anaphylactic
D
Tantric
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5

Ashley Jensen played Maggie Jacobs in which TV series?

A
Extras
B
The Forsyte Saga
C
Spooks
D
Upstairs and Downstairs
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6

What was the name of the British Royal Yacht that entered service in 1953 and decommissioned on 11 December 1997?

A
Britannia
B
Alexandra
C
Victoria and Albert
D
Queen Elizabeth
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7

What is the relationship between the words "bridle" and "bridal"?

A
Synophones
B
Persephones
C
Monophones
D
Homophones
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