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Daily Quiz #1909

General Knowledge Quiz for 10 April 2014

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Writers of episodes for the UK comedy TV series "Doctor in the House" (1969-70) included comic artists Graham Chapman, Barry Cryer, Graeme Garden, Bill Oddie, Bernard McKenna and who else?

A
Michael Palin
B
John Cleese
C
Dudley Moore
D
Peter Sellers
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2

What better describes the game of Scrabble?

A
Foxhunting
B
War game
C
Word game
D
Ball game
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3

What have the two constellations Ursa Major and Minor given their name to?

A
Polaris Missile
B
The Ural Mountains
C
The Ursine Tree Kangaroo
D
The Arctic
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4

Which of these bodies of water has the largest area?

A
Lake Huron
B
Lake Victoria
C
Caspian Sea
D
Lake Tanganyika
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5

What is the Spanish word for "chestnut"?

A
Castanet
B
Marimba
C
Mariachi
D
Valencia
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6

Of up to 20 major extinction events identified in Earth's history, which is considered to have caused the greatest loss of species?

A
Triassic-Jurassic 200 mya
B
Pre-Cambrian 542 mya
C
Cretaceous 66 mya
D
Permian–Triassic at the end of the Permian period 251 mya
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7

What are the first names of comedians French and Saunders?

A
Thelma and Louise
B
Patsy and Edina
C
Venus and Serena
D
Dawn and Jennifer
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