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Daily Quiz #1831

General Knowledge Quiz for 22 January 2014

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1

Prepatellar bursitis is more commonly known as what?

A
Achilles heel
B
Tennis elbow
C
Housemaid's knee
D
Cauliflower ear
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2

What is the name of the desert basin in the Libyan Desert which, at 133 m below sea level, contains the second lowest point in Africa?

A
Lake Victoria
B
Lake Assal
C
The Qattara Depression
D
Wadi Halfa
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3

A toxopholite does what?

A
Studies bee-flies
B
Tests for poisons
C
Archery
D
Practises alternative medicine
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4

On 27 April 2010, the debt rating of which country was decreased to 'junk' status by Standard & Poor's, amidst fears of default by the government?

A
Portugal
B
Greece
C
Brazil
D
Zimbabwe
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5

Quadrille, a popular card game in the 18th century, is for four players with a deck of how many?

A
53
B
40
C
26
D
104
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6

Who played "Elaine Robinson" in the 1967 film, "The Graduate"?

A
Ali McGraw
B
Faye Dunaway
C
Katherine Ross
D
Her mother
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7

The line "Greed, for lack of a better word, is good. Greed is right. Greed works. Greed clarifies, cuts through, and captures, the essence of the evolutionary spirit. Greed, in all of its forms; greed for life, for money, for love, knowledge, has marked the upward surge of mankind ..." is from which film?

A
Heaven and Earth
B
JFK
C
Wall Street
D
Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps
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