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Daily Quiz #1852

General Knowledge Quiz for 12 February 2014

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1

Who called foxhunting "The unspeakable in pursuit of the uneatable"?

A
Shakespeare
B
W B Yeats
C
Oscar Wilde
D
John Milton
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2

Which of these is a book by Dr Seuss?

A
The Cat in the Hat
B
The Dog in the Clog
C
The Cow in the Bough
D
The Pig in the Wig
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3

Where are New Zealand's parliament buildings?

A
Auckland
B
Wellington
C
Christchurch
D
Canberra
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4

In the film "The Reader" (2008) Michael Berg and Hanna Schmitz were played by which actors?

A
John Malkovich and Kim Pfeiffer
B
Ralph Fiennes and Kate Winslet
C
Michael Douglas and Sharon Stone
D
Brad Pitt and Cate Blanchett
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5

Which of these is not true of the Scottish pop singer, Amy McDonald?

A
In 2011 she won Best International Female Artist in the German Echo Awards
B
The eponymous single from her first album in 2007 went to No 1 in the charts of 6 countries
C
In June 2012 she married retired football player, Steve Lovell
D
In 2011 her second album won Best International Album (rock/pop) in the Swiss music awards
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6

Which of these is a common bird which breeds throughout northern and temperate Europe?

A
Yellowcap
B
Whitecap
C
Redcap
D
Blackcap
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7

What ancient form of measurement was represented by the length of the forearm from the elbow to the middle fingertip?

A
Gelderland morgen
B
Cubit
C
Carat
D
Bushel
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