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Daily Quiz #1607

General Knowledge Quiz for 12 June 2013

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1

Which of these is a spin off from the TV series Grey's Anatomy?

A
Brothers & Sisters
B
Desperate Housewives
C
Private Practice
D
True Blood
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2

Bezique is what kind of game?

A
Card game
B
Guessing game
C
Board game
D
Throwing game
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3

If you were on the Great Slave Lake where would you be?

A
In the Vostok Station, Antarctica
B
Near Yellowknife, District of Mackenzie, Northwest Territories, Canada
C
Between the Irkutsk Oblast and the Buryat Republic in Siberia, Russian Federation
D
Near Grizzly Bear Mountain and on the Arctic Circle, Northwest Territories, Canada
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4

Pete Townsend and Roger Daltrey are the only surviving members of which pop group who had its first hit record in England in 1965?

A
The Where
B
The What
C
The Who
D
The Why
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5

In surnames, e.g. Fitzwilliam, FitzGerald, Fitzherbert & Fitzhenry, what does "Fitz-" mean?

A
Son of ...
B
From the town of ...
C
Who fought at the battle of ...
D
With the tartan of ...
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6

What mineral takes its name from the Greek word for "unquenchable" or "inextinguishable"?

A
Carbon
B
Aluminium
C
Asbestos
D
Xenon
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7

The city was founded under the rule of King Byzas around 660 BC. What name was officially adopted for the city in 1930?

A
Byzantium
B
Constantinople
C
Istanbul
D
Bosphorus
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