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Daily Quiz #1956

General Knowledge Quiz for 27 May 2014

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Which boxer was filmed striking a gong, that was used as an introduction to films from the J Arthur Rank studios?

A
Bombardier Billy Wells
B
Freddie Mills
C
Don Cockell
D
Terry Spinks
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2

St George's Channel separates mainland Britain from where?

A
Netherlands
B
Ireland
C
Channel Islands
D
Norway
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3

Who was the magistrate in Athens who codified its laws around 600 BC?

A
Draco
B
Dionysius
C
Simon de Montfort
D
Shah Jahan
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4

Which of these was the companion of the Lone Ranger?

A
Passepartout
B
Sancho Panza
C
Dick Grayson
D
Tonto
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5

Who was Queen of France as the wife of Henry II (who reigned for 15 years from 1547) and remained the dominant person in France after his death during the reign of 3 of her 4 sons until 1589?

A
Catherine the Great
B
Catherine de Medici
C
Catherine of Aragon
D
Catherine Zeta Jones
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6

The Colorado Beetle destroys which crop?

A
Tobacco
B
Wheat
C
Potatoes
D
Cotton
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7

Which of these is not an element shown on the periodic table?

A
Caesium
B
Copper
C
Cadmium
D
Colosseum
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