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Daily Quiz #1377

General Knowledge Quiz for 25 October 2012

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1

In the USA, what name is given to an isolated hill with steep sides and a small flat top?

A
Barchan
B
Bora
C
Bluster
D
Butte
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2

The Governor of Missouri, Lilburn Boggs, issued an executive order on 27 October 1838, known as the "Extermination Order" that authorized troops to use force against which group of people to "exterminate or drive [them] from the state."?

A
Cherokee
B
Labour Union organisers
C
Travelling circuses
D
Mormons
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3

Which English cricket captain had a well-publicised row with Pakistani umpire Shakoor Rana in Faisalabad in 1987?

A
Mike Gatting
B
David Gower
C
Graham Gooch
D
Chris Cowdrey
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4

What is the stringy substance used to clean between the teeth?

A
Toss
B
Moss
C
Floss
D
Boss
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5

In jazz, what kind of singing is vocal improvisation with nonsense syllables or without words at all, whereby singers have the ability to create the equivalent of an instrumental solo using their voice?

A
Goman
B
Shoo
C
Pushoff
D
Scat
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6

What musical instrument is Woody Allen known for playing?

A
Clarinet
B
Tuba
C
Piano
D
Saxophone
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7

Which musical by Elton John and Lee Hall, which revolves around a motherless boy who trades boxing gloves for ballet shoes and is based on a 2000 film, opened in London's West End in 2005?

A
Into the Woods
B
Sunday in the Park with George
C
The Secret Garden
D
Billy Elliot the Musical
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