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Daily Quiz #1544

General Knowledge Quiz for 10 April 2013

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1

When was the eastern part of Australia claimed by Great Britain?

A
1770
B
1542
C
1896
D
1606
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2

A 1973 James Bond film was entitled "Live and Let ... " what?

A
Spy
B
Fly
C
Sigh
D
Die
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3

Freestyle swimming means...?

A
Front crawl
B
Any style for individuals, any style but breaststroke, butterfly, or backstroke for medley relays
C
Dog paddle
D
Backstroke
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4

Who is cartoon character "The Phantom" married to?

A
Diana Dors
B
Diana Prince
C
Diana Spencer
D
Diana Palmer
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5

In May 1909, Oscar Slater was sentenced to death for murder and released in 1928 with £6,000 compensation. People who campaigned for his release included William Roughead (who published his "Trial of Oscar Slater" in 1910), William Park (who published his "The Truth about Oscar Slater" in 1927) and by which other author who published "The Case of Oscar Slater" in 1912?

A
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
B
Charles Dickens
C
Mark Twain
D
Jane Austen
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6

What name has been used on Irish postage stamps since 1922, and on all Irish coinage (including Irish euro coins), on passports and other official state documents issued since 1937?

A
Hibernia
B
Erin
C
Ireland
D
√Čire
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7

Where is Husband Hill?

A
Near Hammersmith, London, England
B
On the Moon
C
Near Cape Kennedy, Florida, USA
D
On Mars
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