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Daily Quiz #1391

General Knowledge Quiz for 8 November 2012

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1

In the musical "West Side Story", where have about half of the characters (including "Maria" and her family) emigrated from?

A
Philippines
B
Puerto Rico
C
Bermuda
D
California
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2

Who is the protagonist in the Tomb Raider series of computer games?

A
Malcolm Corley
B
Indiana Jones
C
Lara Croft
D
Manny Calavera
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3

Which of these states on the continental USA is the furthest west?

A
Montana
B
South Dakota
C
Nebraska
D
Iowa
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4

Which of these words describes a book of heterogeneous Rabbinical writings?

A
Koran
B
Talmud
C
Bible
D
Tantras
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5

Which of these is a venomous snake?

A
Python
B
Anaconda
C
Cobra
D
Boa
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6

Who is the author of the fiction books "Lace" (published in 1982), "Lace 2" (1985), "Savages" (1987), "Crimson" (1992), "Tiger Eyes" (1994), "Revenge of Mimi Quinn" (1998) and "The Amazing Umbrella Shop" (1990)?

A
Barbara Cartland
B
Shirley Conran
C
Georgette Heyer
D
J. K. Rowling
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7

The minting of which English gold coin began in 1663, and ceased in 1817?

A
Guinea
B
Ducat
C
Pfennig
D
Peseta
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