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Daily Quiz #1803

General Knowledge Quiz for 25 December 2013

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In 1284, Prince Edward (later King Edward II of England), the first son born to Edward I of England, was the first English-born what?

A
Defender of the Faith
B
Prince of Wales
C
Prime Minister
D
Worshipful Master in Freemasonry
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2

A sequence of overlapping and parallel mountain ranges, commonly called the American Cordillera, forms the backbone of the Americas and stretches from where to where?

A
The Yukon to Nicaragua
B
The Yukon to New Mexico
C
British Columbia to Mexico
D
Brooks Range in Alaska, to Tierra del Fuego
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3

What do golf balls have on the outside?

A
Acne
B
Bunions
C
Dimples
D
Freckles
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4

Australian Joan Sutherland is connected with what activity?

A
Opera
B
Architecture
C
Sculpture
D
Fashion
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5

What links the UK television programmes Dr Who and Lewis?

A
They were both commissioned by BBC Wales
B
Kevin Whately, one of the leads in Lewis, played a dalek in an early Dr Who episode
C
The theme tunes were composed by the same person
D
The respective leads in the two series, Billie Piper and Laurence Fox, are married
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6

Robert Mallet, a Victorian geophysicist, engineer and inventor, conducted a controlled experiment on a beach in southern Ireland as part of his seminal work in studying what and creating the science of what?

A
Earthquakes, and seismology
B
Tidal energy, and hydropower
C
Ecology of buccinis, and conchology
D
Erosion, and archaeology
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7

Which of these words is not a conjunction?

A
But
B
If
C
And
D
Is
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