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Daily Quiz #1331

General Knowledge Quiz for 9 September 2012

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1

Who is the naval officer in Puccini's "Madam Butterfly"?

A
Captain Sharpless
B
Lt Pinkerton
C
Warrant Officer Lincoln
D
Petty Officer Yamadori
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2

An informal name for the British flag is the Union what?

A
Paul
B
John
C
Bill
D
Jack
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3

In Scotland and northern England, what is a "bairn"?

A
Head
B
Cake
C
Stream
D
Child
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4

What was name of the last English monarch from the House of Hanover?

A
Victoria
B
Edward
C
William
D
George
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5

When did a man last walk on the moon?

A
1969
B
1972
C
1980
D
1990
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6

Who was Minister-Chairman of the Russian Provisional Government and Prime Minister of Russia from 21 July 1917 (following the abdication of Tsar Nicholas II) to 8 November 1917 (the Bolshevik revolution), who is buried in Putney Vale Cemetery, London?

A
Joseph Stalin
B
Leonid Brezhnev
C
Vladimir Lenin
D
Alexander Kerensky
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7

Where was international soccer goalkeeper Fabien Barthez born?

A
France
B
Spain
C
Mexico
D
Singapore
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