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Daily Quiz #1943

General Knowledge Quiz for 14 May 2014

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1

In the 19th century, Edward Gibbon Wakefield set up which organisation to colonise New Zealand?

A
The Maori Land Group
B
The South Sea Bubble
C
The Australasian Land Company
D
The New Zealand Company
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2

What religiously affiliated people are associated with Salt Lake City?

A
Amish
B
Quakers
C
Mormons
D
Jehovah's Witnesses
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3

Which of these is an opera by Richard Wagner?

A
The Flying Squad
B
The Flying Tackle
C
The Flying Red Baron
D
The Flying Dutchman
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4

Which sporting event has a trophy known as the Claret Jug?

A
The British Rugby League National Championship
B
The World Ocean Yacht Racing Championship
C
The Formula One Constructors' Championship
D
The British Golf Open
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5

Who had major hit records in the 1940s with "Beat Me, Daddy, Eight to the Bar", "I'll Be with You in Apple Blossom Time", "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy", "Don't Sit Under the Apple Tree (With Anyone Else but Me)", "Near You" and "Underneath the Arches"?

A
The Andrews Sisters
B
The Scissor Sisters
C
The Supremes
D
The Carter Family
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6

Which of these whales is the largest toothed animal?

A
Marlin
B
Humpback whale
C
Killer whale
D
Sperm whale
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7

Travelling up the St Lawrence River from its mouth, which is the first major city on its shores?

A
Quebec
B
Montreal
C
Ottawa
D
Toronto
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