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Daily Quiz #1407

General Knowledge Quiz for 24 November 2012

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1

Who won the Tour de France every year from 1991 to 1995?

A
Lance Armstrong
B
Miguel Indurain
C
Greg LeMond
D
Laurent Fignon
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2

What was a "sawyer"?

A
A guard
B
Someone who sawed wood
C
An itinerant sharpener of tools
D
A horse wrangler at an inn
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3

Macadamia is a type of what?

A
Pot plant
B
Dog
C
Nut
D
Bull
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4

Which of these was an American author, known for the extravagant lifestyle that he lived in the 1920s with his wife Zelda?

A
F Scott Fitzgerald
B
Ernest Hemingway
C
John Steinbeck
D
Tom Wolfe
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5

"He's got this dream about buyin' some land. He's gonna give up the booze and the one night stands. And then he'll settle down, there's a quiet little town, and forget about everything" is a line from which hit song of the 1970s?

A
Born to Run
B
Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da
C
Relax
D
Baker Street
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6

Which of these is in North America?

A
Bambouk Mountains
B
Allegheny Mountains
C
Himalayas
D
Pyrenees
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7

What was the name of the alliance of trading cities and their guilds, each with their own law system and with armies for mututal aid, that established and maintained a trade monopoly along the coast of Northern Europe, from the Baltic to the North Sea and inland, from the 13th to 17th centuries?

A
The Cinque Ports
B
European Economic Community
C
Hanseatic League
D
Dutch East India Company
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