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Daily Quiz #2179

General Knowledge Quiz for 5 January 2015

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1

What name was given to the loyal refugees that settled in Ontario after the American War of Independence?

A
Yankees
B
Redcoats
C
United Empire Loyalists
D
Turncoats
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2

Who wrote the book "Angela's Ashes"?

A
Charles Dickens
B
Roddy Doyle
C
Frank McCourt
D
Oscar Wilde
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3

Which of these is a vegetable, one of the oldest?

A
Bunion
B
Onion
C
Runyan
D
Dungeon
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4

Why is the most southern part on the South American continent, Cape Horn, so called?

A
It was named by a Dutch sailor who was born in Hoorn
B
It looks like a cow's horn on the map
C
It is populated by many cows
D
The wind through the caves makes a sound like a trumpet
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5

Which cup, an ornate silver-plated Britannia metal bottomless ewer, designed and crafted in 1848 by Garrard & Co., was donated by Sir Henry Paget, Marquess of Anglesey, for the Royal Yacht Squadron’s 1851 Annual Regatta?

A
Borg Warner Trophy
B
Anglesey Shield
C
The America’s Cup
D
Clapperton Trophy
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6

What was the title of John Denver's song about Jacques Cousteau's boat?

A
Rhumba
B
Calypso
C
Mambo
D
Limbo
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7

Which of these is part of a watering can?

A
Rose
B
Carnation
C
Gladioli
D
Daffodil
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