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Daily Quiz #2072

General Knowledge Quiz for 20 September 2014

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1

The terms systolic and diastolic are used in the measurement of which of these?

A
Volcanic activity
B
Earthquakes
C
Blood pressure
D
Wind strength
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2

Who was the songwriter and main driving force behind The Streets?

A
Mike Skinner
B
Michael Stipe
C
Tom DeLonge
D
Damon Albarn
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3

Which English football team was both the last to win the FA Cup final at the old Wembley Stadium, and the first to win the FA Cup final at the New Wembley Stadium?

A
Chelsea
B
Arsenal
C
Liverpool
D
Manchester United
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4

Which inn at Cheapside near Friday Street (where, it is said, Shakespeare, Johnson and friends met frequently), was destroyed by the Great Fire of London?

A
Mermaid Tavern
B
Queen Victoria Public House
C
Rovers Return
D
The Lazy Shag
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5

Which US river ends up at the Chesapeake Bay?

A
Potomac River
B
Hudson River
C
Colorado River
D
Mississippi River
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6

What is a mainly instrumental piece of music by Elton John, the closing track of his 1978 album, "A Single Man"?

A
Your Song
B
Song for Guy
C
Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
D
Albatross
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7

What is the word for a textual expression representing the face of a writer's mood or facial expression, such as :-), :-(, and :-D, used in e-mails and text messages?

A
Satyricon
B
Pantechnicon
C
Rubicon
D
Emoticon
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