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Daily Quiz #2131

General Knowledge Quiz for 18 November 2014

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1

What is the name of the area immediately surrounding a golf hole?

A
Fairway
B
Green
C
Rough
D
Bunker
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2

In May 2009, suspected NAZI death camp guard John Demjanjuk was deported from where to Germany?

A
New South Wales, Australia
B
Chihuahua, Mexico
C
Ohio, USA
D
Berkshire, England
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3

Where are the Islay malt whisky distilleries?

A
Ulster in Ireland
B
Outer Hebrides in Scotland
C
The Orkneys in Scotland
D
Inner Hebrides in Scotland
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4

Ted Sorensen was an advisor, lawyer and writer, best known as special counsel and adviser, speechwriter and alter ego to which US president, whom he called his “intellectual blood bank”?

A
John F. Kennedy
B
Richard M Nixon
C
Bill Clinton
D
Lyndon B Johnson
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5

William Saville-Kent, an English naturalist in Australia in the 1880s and 1890s, studied and photographed marine life and the Great Barrier Reef in detail in order to provide what?

A
A benchmark for study of the health of Australian fish stocks and potential for development
B
Research for a paper for the Royal Zoological Society, UK
C
Material for his marine science publication for the general public
D
Material for the Great International Fisheries Exhibition in London in 1883
Select from the options above.
6

The musical "Calamity Jane" is set in which town?

A
Tombstone, Arizona
B
Deadwood, South Dakota
C
Seattle, Washington
D
Dallas, Texas
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7

A kukri is a crooked knife traditionally used by which regiment in the British army?

A
Scots Guards
B
Brigade of Gurkhas
C
Royal Fusiliers
D
Lancashire Fusiliers
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