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Daily Quiz #1262

General Knowledge Quiz for 2 July 2012

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1

What kind of character is "Touchstone", who appears in Shakespeare's "As You Like It"?

A
Clown
B
King
C
Servant
D
Military man
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2

What Scottish city is at the confluence of the rivers Dee and Don?

A
Glasgow
B
Aberdeen
C
Edinburgh
D
Inverness
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3

In common English useage, what is Latin for doing or saying the same thing again?

A
Sic
B
Ipso facto
C
Ditto
D
Omnibus
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4

In 1314, who led the Scottish forces at the Battle of Bannockburn?

A
Bonnie Prince Charlie
B
William Wallace
C
Rob Roy
D
Robert the Bruce
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5

Which of these people was a leader of the French nation from 18 May 1804 to 11 April 1814 and from 20 March 1815 to 22 June 1815?

A
Napoleon Bonaparte
B
Sonny Bono
C
Bono
D
C'éstci Bon
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6

A theory of the workings of the human body adopted by Greek and Roman physicians and believed until the 19th century was that it was filled with 4 basic substances (black bile, yellow bile, phlegm, and blood). These were collectively known as what?

A
Japes
B
Jokes
C
Jests
D
Humours
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7

Which New Zealand cricketer, a left-handed batsman who captained New Zealand in 4 Tests in the early 1950s, was one of Wisden's cricketers of the year for 1950?

A
Bert Sutcliffe
B
Richard Hadlee
C
Glenn Turner
D
Martin Crowe
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