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Daily Quiz #1971

General Knowledge Quiz for 11 June 2014

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1

What is a group of owls called?

A
Dither
B
Pride
C
Parliament
D
Hoarding
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2

What gives the game of crib, or cribbage, its name?

A
It was first popular as a holiday game played in a bach, or crib
B
The crib of cards sequestered for the dealer as part of a deal
C
The scoring board is shaped like a manger, or crib
D
Players are scored on the most effective cheating
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3

By what name was US president Andrew Jackson affectionately known?

A
Old Ironsides
B
Old Glory
C
Old Hickory
D
Old Curmudgeon
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4

What Roman road ran from London to Weymouth, via Silchester, Old Sarum and Dorchester?

A
The Portway
B
Stane Street
C
Dere Street
D
Fosse Way
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5

What is a "grotto"?

A
Lake
B
Mountain
C
Cave
D
Waterfall
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6

Sometimes seen as one of the first feminist central female characters in Western theatre, who was she and who was the playwright?

A
Martha, Edward Albee
B
Miss Julie, August Strindberg
C
Blanche, Tennessee Williams
D
Hedda Gabler, Henrik Ibsen
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7

Which of these is not one of the earth's 7 major tectonic plates?

A
South American Plate
B
Atlantic Plate
C
Eurasian Plate
D
Pacific Plate
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