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Daily Quiz #2369

General Knowledge Quiz for 14 July 2015

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1

A columbarium was originally a home for doves, but what was also, and is now most likely to be, found there?

A
Pigeons
B
Urns holding a deceased’s cremated remains
C
Snail breeding units
D
Correspondence
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2

Charles Lindberg's first transatlantic flight was between which two cities?

A
St Louis and Bristol
B
New York and Paris
C
Chicago and Stockholm
D
Toronto and London
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3

Which of these is not a former cast member of the Australian soap opera "Home and Away"?

A
Russell Crowe
B
Heath Ledger
C
Naomi Watts
D
Melissa George
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4

What is the title of Mike Leigh's 2014 film, featuring Timothy Spall in the title role in a biopic of a celebrated British painter?

A
Mr Plod
B
Mr Constable
C
Mr Turner
D
Mr Sweeney
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5

In 2009, when it was suggested that doctors in the state of Queensland, Australia, were losing patients due to their shifts of 80 hours per week, what did Queensland health officials suggest that doctors do about it?

A
Drink 6 cups of coffee per day
B
Make sure that they took a ten minute break every hour
C
Stop watching television at home and sleep instead
D
Refrain from sexual activity
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6

Which of these islands is not Danish territory?

A
Lolland
B
Gotland
C
Bornholm
D
Langeland
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7

Anton Geesink represented which country in Judo between 1951 and 1967, winning 21 European titles, was World Champion in 1961 in the open class, and won gold in the open weight division at the 1964 Summer Olympics?

A
Japan
B
Germany
C
Netherlands
D
South Korea
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