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Daily Quiz #1985

General Knowledge Quiz for 25 June 2014

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1

Who led the Dutch colony of New Netherlands in America until surrendering it to the British in 1664?

A
Pieter Bruegel
B
Peter Minuit
C
George Vancouver
D
Peter Stuyvesant
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2

St Paul is said to have described himself as "a citizen of no mean city". Which of these best describes his way of speaking?

A
Anastrophe
B
Irony
C
Sarcasm
D
Litotes
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3

Ding Junhui is a rising star in which sport?

A
Snooker
B
Table tennis
C
Surfing
D
Bowls
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4

Originally a UK TV series using string puppets it first aired in 1952 with an idiosyncratic version of English called Oddle Poddle; what was the series?

A
Wacaday
B
Flower Pot Men
C
Roland Rat
D
Supercar
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5

What is apiphobia the fear of?

A
Bunions
B
Birds
C
Bears
D
Bees
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6

Memphis, Tennessee, lies in the river valley of which river?

A
Mississippi
B
Hudson
C
Ottawa
D
Colorado
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7

Who entitled his autobiography "Memoirs of a Professional Cad"?

A
Errol Flynn
B
George Sanders
C
David Niven
D
Cary Grant
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