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Daily Quiz #1573

General Knowledge Quiz for 9 May 2013

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1

What are SMS messages sent by?

A
Carrrier pigeon
B
Air mail
C
Mobile phone
D
Parcel post
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2

What is one expected to do in a dormitory?

A
Grow tomatoes
B
Eat
C
Sleep
D
Swim
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3

Which of these countries is landlocked?

A
Macedonia
B
Albania
C
Montenegro
D
Croatia
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4

Roughly when was the Hampton Court Maze created?

A
2000
B
1800
C
1900
D
1700
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5

Which of these is true about Benjamin Franklin and a term as a US senator?

A
He became senator in 1777
B
He represented Pennsylvania
C
He never was a senator
D
He resigned from the Senate in1781
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6

It was inspired by an Ingmar Bergman film, has had Glynis Johns, Judi Dench and Catherine Zeta-Jones as leading actress, all of whom have won major awards in the role, and has contributed a haunting and enduring song to the popular canon. Which is it?

A
1600 Pennsylvania Avenue by Leonard Bernstein
B
Candide by Leonard Bernstein
C
A Little Night Music by Stephen Sondheim
D
Vanessa by Samual Barber
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7

P├ętanque, boules, bocce, bolas criollas are all related games involving what?

A
A whip and linked balls
B
Balls and a marked target point
C
Balls, and a target jack or piglet
D
A ball, and moving puppets with open mouths
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