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Daily Quiz #2203

General Knowledge Quiz for 29 January 2015

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1

The skull can be divided into two parts: the cranium and what other part?

A
The mandible
B
The dirigible
C
The edible
D
The jawbone co-operative
Select from the options above.
2

Opened in February 1907, what was built on the site of Newgate Prison?

A
Marble Arch roundabout
B
Crystal Palace
C
Kensington Gardens
D
Criminal Courts of Justice, Old Bailey
Select from the options above.
3

After Canadian sprinter Ben Johnson won the 100 metre dash at the 1988 Seoul Olympics, why was his gold medal taken away and awarded to runner-up Carl Lewis?

A
He abused the officials at the finish line
B
He performed the Black Power salute on the victory stand
C
He failed a drug test
D
He tried to make a speech from the victory stand
Select from the options above.
4

Which Bob Dylan song begins "You got a lotta nerveTo say you are my friend. When I was down, You just stood there grinning"?

A
From a Buick 6
B
Positively 4th Street
C
Like a Rolling Stone
D
Subterranean Homesick Blues
Select from the options above.
5

Which is the seat of National Parliament and the legislative capital of South Africa?

A
Durban
B
Johannesburg
C
Cape Town
D
Pretoria
Select from the options above.
6

What do the names Charles, Orville, Jean, Wilbur and Laika suggest?

A
Powered flight
B
The Famous Five
C
1960's most popular names for children
D
The first winners of Oscar for Best Actor or Actress
Select from the options above.
7

What is meant by "dramatis personae"?

A
Over-emotional people
B
List of people in a play
C
People from northern Italy
D
People interviewed in the street by TV journalists
Select from the options above.
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