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Daily Quiz #2094

General Knowledge Quiz for 12 October 2014

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1

What does the expression "e and oe" mean?

A
Executives and officers excepted
B
Extras and over 80%
C
Evens and odds evenly
D
Errors and omissions excepted
Select from the options above.
2

Historian Richard B. Morris, in his book "Seven Who Shaped Our Destiny" (1973), identified Benjamin Franklin, George Washington, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, John Jay, James Madison, and Alexander Hamilton as the key what?

A
Jonas Brothers
B
Nursing Mothers
C
Band of Brothers
D
Founding Fathers
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3

Which mountain range crosses North Africa for over 1500 miles from Cape Nun on the Atlantic Coast to Cape Bon on the Mediterranean?

A
Andes
B
Atlas
C
Alps
D
Carpathians
Select from the options above.
4

Bob Hoskins, an English actor awarded and acclaimed for roles in TV and film ranging from gangsters to playing opposite a cartoon, died in April 2014 at 71; he also, at the age of over 60, played something very close to a romantic interest in which film?

A
Made in Dagenham
B
Who Framed Roger Rabbit?
C
Pennies From Heaven
D
Mrs Henderson Presents
Select from the options above.
5

Which of these is a chronic inflammatory disease of the digestive tract?

A
Diphtheria
B
Salmonella
C
Crohn's disease
D
Catatonia
Select from the options above.
6

Motorcycle riders attempt to impress judges with routines on a course consisting of multiple jumps of varying lengths and angles that generally occupy one to two acres (.4 to .8 hectares) in what sport?

A
BMX
B
Scrambling
C
Motorcycle trial
D
Freestyle Motocross
Select from the options above.
7

The ship Andrea Gail features in which 1997 book and 2000 film?

A
Cast Away
B
The Perfect Storm
C
Erin Brockovich
D
U-571
Select from the options above.
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