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Daily Quiz #1408

General Knowledge Quiz for 25 November 2012

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1

The Royal Navy introduced limes to the standard diet for crewmen to prevent what?

A
Scurvy
B
Malaria
C
Measles
D
Polio
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2

What is the most populous city in Africa?

A
Cairo
B
Khartoum
C
Durban
D
Nairobi
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3

Whose followers rose in 1745, taking Edinburgh and defeating the government army in Scotland at the Battle of Prestonpans, marched into England as far as Derby but were defeated by the Duke of Cumberland at the Battle of Culloden on 16 April 1746?

A
William Wallace
B
Robert the Brice
C
Charles Edward Stuart (Bonnie Prince Charlie)
D
Robbie Burns
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4

The TV series "Married... with Children" was set in which city?

A
New York
B
Chicago
C
San Francisco
D
London
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5

Who, after a distinguished cricketing career, in his last ever test match innings was bowled out for a duck by Eric Hollies?

A
Brad Pitt
B
Don Bradman
C
Pittman Short
D
Shawn Johnson
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6

What does "tour de force" mean?

A
An exceptional creative achievement
B
Taking over a government
C
Ability to act appropriately in social situations
D
Newly rich
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7

Who is associated with the phrase "history is bunk"?

A
Henry Ford
B
Queen Victoria
C
Mao Zedong
D
Greta Garbo
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