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Daily Quiz #1350

General Knowledge Quiz for 28 September 2012

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1

The Great Pyramid of Giza was built for King Khufu as a what?

A
Supermarket
B
Temple
C
Camel station
D
Tomb
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2

What bird is nicknamed "man of war" because it steals food from other birds in the air?

A
Vulture
B
Cormorant
C
Frigate bird
D
Black-backed Gull
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3

Why were George Atzerodt, Mary Surratt, Lewis Powell and David Herold hanged in Washington, D.C., on 7 July 1865?

A
They were members of Billy the Kid's gang
B
They were conspirators in the assassination of Abraham Lincoln
C
They had incited the southern states to secede from the union
D
They had attempted to burn down the White House
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4

Erik Akkersdijk set a world record of 7.08 seconds at the Czech Open in 2008 ... for what?

A
Checkmate in a chess game
B
Solving a Rubik Cube
C
Swimming 50 yards
D
Eating 50 hot dogs
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5

Formaggio marcio is notable for containing what?

A
Ham
B
Spinach
C
Live insect larvae
D
Apples
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6

Which of these countries has the most time zones?

A
Brazil
B
Russia
C
China
D
USA
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7

The lyric "Then I got Mary pregnant and man that's all she wrote, and for my 19th birthday I got a union card and a wedding coat" is from which song?

A
"Wouldn't it be Nice" by Brian Wilson & Tony Asher
B
"The River" by Bruce Springsteen
C
"Je t'aime moi non plus" by Serge Gainsbourg
D
"Joy to the World" by Hoyt Axton
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