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Daily Quiz #1478

General Knowledge Quiz for 3 February 2013

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1

St James's Palace is in what street in London?

A
The Mall
B
Victoria Street
C
Pall Mall
D
Cheapside
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2

Charles Lindbergh's first non-stop flight across the Atlantic Ocean in 1927 was between which two cities?

A
Montpellier, Vermont and Birmingham, England
B
St Louis and Dublin
C
Boston and London, UK
D
New York and Paris, France
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3

Who is acknowledged as the founder of Singapore as a trading post and European settlement in 1819?

A
General James Wolfe
B
Edward Gibbon Wakefield
C
Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles
D
Dr. David Livingstone
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4

Johnny Weissmuller, the star of 12 "Tarzan" films between 1932 and 1948, won 5 Olympic gold medals in the 1920s in what sport?

A
Swimming
B
Weightlifting
C
Boxing
D
Wrestling
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5

In 19th century Britain, which of these was a word for "coward"?

A
Bastinado
B
Doublet
C
Poltroon
D
Bodkin
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6

What was the first satellite put into orbit by the USA?

A
Mercury
B
Explorer
C
Genesis
D
Voyager
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7

Which BBC TV programme of 4 series featured Rowan Atkinson, Pamela Stephenson, Mel Smith and Griff Rhys Jones, with Chris Langham in the first series?

A
Not the Nine O'Clock News
B
The Good Life
C
Yes, Prime Minister
D
The Goodies
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