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Daily Quiz #1939

General Knowledge Quiz for 10 May 2014

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1

What is the street term for the drug Gamma-Hydroxibutyric acid (GHB)?

A
Crystal meth
B
Ecstasy
C
P
D
Fantasy
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2

What do Switzerland, Hungary and Czechoslovakia have in common?

A
None of them has a seaport
B
Esperanto is their official language
C
They are all below sea level
D
They have all hosted Olympic Games
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3

Which of these was an English playwright, screenwriter, actor, director, political activist and poet who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2005?

A
Hector Painter
B
Hermione Punter
C
Harold Pinter
D
Henrietta Ponter
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4

How many cards are used for a game of canasta?

A
106
B
108
C
54
D
53
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5

Who is the patron saint of Scotland?

A
St Bartholomew
B
St Brigit
C
St Andrew
D
St Albert
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6

What federation of free cities who had developed trade with foreign countries, formed in the 14th century, had its headquarters in L├╝beck?

A
Huguenots
B
Cinque Ports
C
Hanseatic League
D
Benelux
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7

Which of the actors who portrayed Dr Who, famous from the UK TV series of the same name, appeared almost exclusively on radio, film, written works, and comic strips?

A
Jon Pertwee
B
Sylvester McCoy
C
Paul McGann
D
Patrick Troughton
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