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Daily Quiz #1542

General Knowledge Quiz for 8 April 2013

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1

Which of these National Parks was created last?

A
Yellowstone, USA
B
Kakadu, Australia
C
Peak District, UK
D
Pyrénées, France
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2

The phrases "cry wolf" and "sour grapes" have a basis in which collection of stories?

A
Tales from the Brothers Grimm
B
Arabian Nights
C
Mother Goose
D
Aesop's Fables
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3

What were the first names of author D H Lawrence?

A
Darwin Haversham
B
Dennis Harold
C
Darren Hurst
D
David Herbert
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4

Fingerprint classification was refined sufficiently to be used as evidence to solve a crime in which decade?

A
1890s
B
1800s
C
1930s
D
1950s
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5

What name is given to a set of noncommunicable diseases brought on by consumption of junk food, to which Native Americans and the indigenous people of Oceania are particularly susceptible, characterised by obesity, heart disease, diabetes and a shortened life span?

A
New World Syndrome
B
McDonalds Syndrome
C
Clinical lycanthropy
D
Anorexia nervosa
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6

Which band, led by Mick Hucknall, released its first single, "Money's Too Tight (To Mention)", in 1985?

A
Just Brown
B
Simply Red
C
Merely Green
D
Only Orange
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7

North, South, East and West are the way that players are designated in which game?

A
Pokémon
B
Bridge
C
Scrabble
D
Monopoly
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