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Daily Quiz #1902

General Knowledge Quiz for 3 April 2014

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1

Which one of the four provinces of Ireland includes Northern Ireland, and three counties in the Republic of Ireland?

A
Connacht
B
Ulster
C
Donegal
D
Munster
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2

When Graeme McDowell won the US Open in 2010, he became the tournament's first golfing champion since 1970 to come from where?

A
Europe
B
Canada
C
South America
D
Australia
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3

A 1924 enterprise in tourism in South Dakota, USA, resulted in what?

A
A campaign to save the Golden Eagle
B
A gold rush
C
Setting up Yellowstone National Park
D
Carvings of four Presidents' heads on Mt Rushmore
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4

Celebrated archaeologists Frederick Bligh Bond and later Dr C.A. Ralegh Radford excavated at Glastonbury Abbey in the 20th century searching for what remains?

A
King Arthur and Guinevere
B
The Abbey's founder King Ine of Wessex
C
Saint Dunstan
D
The last Abbot in the 16th century, Richard Whyting
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5

What was the first antibiotic remedy for tuberculosis, first isolated on 19 October 1943 by Albert Schatz, a graduate student, in the laboratory of Selman Abraham Waksman at Rutgers University?

A
Streptomycin
B
Penicillin
C
Paracetamol
D
Claritin
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6

In the film "Home Alone", what is the name of the character who is left alone at Christmas, played by Macaulay Culkin?

A
Kevin
B
Cuthbert
C
Kenny
D
Kirk
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7

Who invented the saxophone in 1840?

A
Andrew Sachs
B
Gunther Sachs
C
Adolphe Sax
D
Goldman Sachs
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