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Daily Quiz #1421

General Knowledge Quiz for 8 December 2012

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Who, in 2009, had the most UK #1 singles by a female co-writer (third after Lennon and McCartney), and was the only female to reach the UK #1 as part of a quintet, quartet, duo and as a solo artist?

A
Victoria Beckham / Victoria Adams
B
Geri Halliwell
C
Emma Bunton
D
Melanie Chisholm (Mel C)
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2

What is a word game where paragraphs are written in which a particular letter or group of letters is omitted?

A
Lipogram
B
Tangram
C
Pangram
D
Anagram
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3

Which of these are words applied to an eclipse?

A
Total and partial
B
Full and piecemeal
C
All and some
D
Most and bitty
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4

The Ishtar Gate, constructed around 575BC by order of King Nebuchadnezzar II, was a gate to which city?

A
Athens
B
Carthage
C
Troy
D
Babylon
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5

What are the epic tales associated with Iceland traditionally called?

A
Sagas
B
Sages
C
Sagos
D
Segas
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6

The Tracy family were the lead characters in which British TV series?

A
Petticoat Junction
B
Til Death Us Do Part
C
Thunderbirds
D
Bonanza
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7

The names of how many continents end with the same letter that they started with?

A
3
B
7
C
5
D
1
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