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Daily Quiz #1946

General Knowledge Quiz for 17 May 2014

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1

If you have a die which of these would you be equipped to play?

A
Cribbage
B
Craps
C
Cricket
D
Croquet
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2

The sea which lies immediately north of Norway and Russia is known by what name?

A
Barents Sea
B
North Sea
C
Arctic Ocean
D
The Baltic
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3

US author Sara Paretsky created which fictional detective?

A
Roderick Alleyn
B
Hannah Wolfe
C
Kay Scarpetta
D
V I Warshawski
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4

What did the Romans call Ireland?

A
Sparta
B
Hadrian
C
Hibernia
D
Leprechaun
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5

Max is a little boy who appears in which children's story by Maurice Sendak?

A
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow
B
The Never Ending Story
C
Where the Wild Things Are
D
The Story of Ferdinand
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6

What type of pasta is shaped like hollow spaghetti?

A
Lasagne
B
Fusilli
C
Conchiglie
D
Bucatini
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7

Who, in 1919, achieved the first nuclear disintegrations by bombarding nitrogen with alpha particles?

A
Albert Einstein
B
Pierre and Marie Curie
C
Ernest Rutherford
D
J Robert Oppenheimer
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