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Daily Quiz #2006

General Knowledge Quiz for 16 July 2014

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1

Who wrote the poem "Adonais", which was a tribute to John Keats?

A
William Wordsworth
B
John Keats
C
Lord Byron
D
Percy Bysshe Shelley
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2

What was the name of Paddington Bear's aunt, who sent him from Peru to London?

A
Dorothy
B
Flora
C
Muriel
D
Lucy
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3

If someone holds their breath, chokes, or in some other way suspends external breathing, the term is what?

A
Anaerobia
B
Apnoea
C
Eupnoea
D
Alveolic failure
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4

Where, 25 miles West of Knoxville, Tennessee, was an Atomic Bomb Research Station set up in 1942?

A
Chattanooga
B
Nashville
C
Memphis
D
Oak Ridge
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5

Which of these is the greatest angle?

A
Obtuse
B
Reflex
C
Right angle
D
Acute
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6

Which South American country stretches over 3,000 miles from north to south and less than 300 miles from east to west?

A
Chile
B
Brazil
C
Venezuela
D
Ecuador
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7

When were the debts incurred by Montreal, Canada, in staging the 1976 Olympics finally met in full?

A
The beginning of 1990
B
The end of 2006
C
1999
D
The middle of 2000
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