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Daily Quiz #1989

General Knowledge Quiz for 29 June 2014

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1

In October 2003, which cricketer, playing in a Test series against Zimbabwe, scored a record 380 not out?

A
Justin Langer
B
Matthew Hayden
C
Gordon Greenidge
D
Shane Warne
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2

What is the guillotine most popularly associated with?

A
Fox hunting
B
Trimming books
C
French Revolution
D
Scientific research
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3

What does a "Terrarium" simulate?

A
An area for keeping and raising animals or plants for observation or research
B
The solar system, featuring the planet Earth
C
A humid equatorial forest
D
A habitat suitable for plant-growing
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4

Which country has the longest straight stretch of railway line?

A
Australia
B
Russia
C
Canada
D
USA
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5

Which of these is an Early Modern English word for "bumblebee"?

A
Drumbler
B
Humbleybee
C
Dumbledore
D
Bombus fly
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6

Richard Griffiths won the Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actor, the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actor in a Play, the Outer Critics Circle Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play, and the Tony Award for Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Play, all for his role in which play?

A
The History Boys by Alan Bennett
B
Goodbye Mr Chips by Leslie Bricusse
C
To Sir With Love by E R Braithwaite
D
The Blackboard Jungle by Evan Hunter
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7

Who was the 7th and last King of Rome?

A
Julius Caesar
B
Servius Tullius
C
Lucius Brutus
D
Tarquinius Superbus
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