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Daily Quiz #1972

General Knowledge Quiz for 12 June 2014

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Which of these was not a nickname for George Herman Ruth, Jr, the American Major League baseball player from 1914–1935?

A
The Sultan of Swat
B
Babe
C
The Bambino
D
Machine gun George
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2

What usually causes the bone disease called rickets?

A
Alopecia
B
Lack of natural light
C
Lactose intolerance
D
A deficiency of vitamin D
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3

Which Tropic runs through the Gulf of Mexico?

A
Influenza
B
Cancer
C
Polio
D
Malaria
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4

Father and son walk to do some fishing while the theme tune is whistled in the opening credits of which popular TV series first broadcast from 1960 to 1968?

A
Happy Days
B
The Andy Griffith Show
C
My Three Sons
D
Dragnet
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5

Sebastian Pinera was the president of where?

A
Chile
B
Argentina
C
Philippines
D
Portugal
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6

What did the Romans call Scotland?

A
Vindolanda
B
Hibernia
C
Caledonia
D
Dumnonii
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7

Which of these is an old-fashioned name for a song thrush?

A
Spookin
B
Throstle
C
Atalie
D
Bartle
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