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Daily Quiz #1269

General Knowledge Quiz for 9 July 2012

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1

George Bernard Shaw described dancing as "a vertical expression of ... " what?

A
The inabilty to play an instrument
B
The need to boogie
C
An epileptic fit
D
A horizontal desire
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2

Who, as US Secretary of State under President Eisenhower from 1953 to 1959, advocated an aggressive stance against communism, supported France in the war in Indochina, and played a major role in the CIA operations to overthrow democratic governments in Iran in 1953 and in Guatemala in 1954?

A
George Berlin Darkes
B
Richard Porter Brights
C
John Foster Dulles
D
Paul Gershwin Dimmes
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3

What is Canada's largest province by area?

A
Saskatchewan
B
Alberta
C
Ontario
D
Quebec
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4

In the acronym PAL, used in the television industry, what does the "P" stand for?

A
Pretty
B
Phase
C
Precious
D
Parting
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5

Which of these was an English graphic designer who made his mark with graphic images for the Beatles and Apple Corps, and whose ground-breaking work was in the 1960s and 1970s?

A
Aubrey Beardsley
B
Robert Mapplethorpe
C
Alan Aldridge
D
Annie Leibovitz
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6

In what sport are the "stones" aimed at the "house"?

A
Rounders
B
Croquet
C
Quoits
D
Curling
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7

At which UK General Election was Helen Grant elected, the Conservative Party's first black female MP?

A
1951
B
1983
C
2010
D
1979
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