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Daily Quiz #1921

General Knowledge Quiz for 22 April 2014

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What phrase refers to someone who is between two people or groups who are arguing but who does not want to agree with either of them?

A
Snake in the Grass
B
Piggy in the Middle
C
Stick in the Mud
D
Jack in the Box
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2

Considered by Eugene Merle Shoemaker to be the first definitive proof of an extraterrestrial impact on the Earth's surface, the research related to which meteorite impact crater?

A
Vredefort, in Free State, South Africa
B
Barringer, in Arizona, USA
C
Shoemaker, in Western Australia
D
Sunset, in Flagstaff, Arizona
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3

Where is the greatest tidal range in the southern hemisphere, second greatest in the world

A
Kimberley, West Australia
B
Tauranga Harbour, New Zealand
C
Halona Blowhole, Hawaii, USA
D
Wingan Inlet, Victoria, Australia
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4

In their raiding, exploring, trading and settling in the 9th century Scandinavian Vikings took which city, and grew it into the capital of what became known as the Land of the Rus?

A
Kiev
B
Moscow
C
St Petersburg
D
Odessa
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5

What gambling game, requiring only two coins to play, was popular with Australian and New Zealand soldiers in World War II?

A
Cobbers
B
Roulette
C
Numismatics
D
Two up
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6

Malcolm McLaren & Vivienne Westwood's clothing shop in Chelsea, London was called "Let It Rock" when it opened. The name was changed to "Too Fast to Live Too Young to Die" 1972, and was next called what?

A
The Beat Goes On
B
Piste
C
Sex
D
Punk
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7

Who wrote "A thing of beauty is a joy forever"?

A
John Keats
B
Alexander Pope
C
Ben Johnson
D
John Masefield
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