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Daily Quiz #1804

General Knowledge Quiz for 26 December 2013

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1

According to John Aubrey in "Brief Lives", Sir Francis Bacon's death was caused after he contracted a fatal case of pneumonia after an experiment to do what?

A
Find a foolproof way to keep a hat on
B
Ski downhill
C
Use snow to preserve meat
D
Make a waterproof material from latex
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2

Who had her first major movie role in "Crossroads" (2002), a comedy-drama film that also starred Dan Aykroyd and Kim Cattrall?

A
Jennifer Aniston
B
Beyoncé Knowles
C
Britney Spears
D
LeAnn Rimes
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3

What dish would you expect if you asked for Fettuccine in an Italian restaurant?

A
Pasta
B
Mushrooms
C
Bread
D
Cheese
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4

"The Grand Old Duke Of York" was whose son?

A
George II
B
George III
C
Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh
D
William IV
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5

In which of these places is there not a Mount Olympus?

A
Mars
B
Greece
C
Cyprus
D
Turkey
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6

What film studio was founded by Cecil B De Mille and J L Lasky in 1913?

A
Paramount
B
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
C
United Artists
D
Ealing Films
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7

Polocrosse is a sport combining polo and what else?

A
Angry Birds
B
Cross-country running
C
Lacrosse
D
Ice hockey
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