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Daily Quiz #1886

General Knowledge Quiz for 18 March 2014

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1

Toxicology is the study of the effects of what?

A
Gunshot wounds
B
Drugs and poisons
C
Different flights on arrows
D
Low gravity
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2

Which of these cities does not have an obelisk popularly called "Cleopatra's Needle"?

A
New York
B
London
C
Rome
D
Paris
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3

Martin Shaw and Lewis Collins, who died n November 2013, co-starred in which crime action UK TV series?

A
The New Avengers 1976-77
B
The Professionals 1977-83
C
The Chief 1990-95
D
Doctor in the House 1969-70
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4

Who plays Gail Platt in the British TV soap opera "Coronation Street"?

A
Anne Kirkbride
B
Barbara Knox
C
Julie Goodyear
D
Helen Worth
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5

At which event, in 2010, was Francesca Schiavone the first Italian woman to win a tennis Grand Slam event in singles?

A
Wimbledon
B
Australian Open
C
French Open
D
US Open
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6

The name of Anzac Cove on the Gallipoli Peninsula commemorates a landing in 1915 by what or who?

A
The catch of a giant pearl by Russian divers
B
A fishing vessel donated by the people of Anzio in Italy
C
A descendant of José Antonio Anzoátegui, a hero of Venezuela's independence
D
An army corps of Australian and New Zealand soldiers
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7

What does a linguist study?

A
The origins of a language
B
Use of phonetics
C
Dialect
D
Language - form, meaning and context
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