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Daily Quiz #2756

General Knowledge Quiz for 4 August 2016

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1

The natural habitat of penguins is centred where?

A
Europe
B
Arctic Circle
C
Asia
D
Antarctica
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2

What disaster occurred on the San Andreas Fault in 1906?

A
Great Chicago Fire
B
Fire of Moscow
C
Kobe earthquake
D
San Francisco earthquake
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3

Which of these is a river in Guyana, 180 miles (346 kilometres) long, that flows into the Atlantic Ocean at Georgetown?

A
Mazaruni
B
Nile
C
Limpopo
D
Demerara
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4

The rules for which sport were originally drawn up by the Knickerbocker Club in New York in 1843?

A
American Football
B
Basketball
C
Ice hockey
D
Baseball
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5

A popular work of its composer/performer, Albert Chevalier, described as outlining "the finest sentiments of the human heart [...] in a language understood by the people", and a song that influenced public taste "towards refinement and purity", was what?

A
"Adam's Rib" (1993)
B
"The Boy I Love" (1885)
C
"My Old Dutch" (1892)
D
"On the Banks of the Wabash, Far Away" (1897)
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6

As what are Jeff Ament, Matt Cameron, Mike McCready and Eddie Vedder collectively known?

A
Radiohead
B
Arctic Monkeys
C
Pearl Jam
D
U2
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7

Which English barrister, who wrote the play "Voyage Around My Father" and the TV series "Rumpole of the Bailey", died in January 2009?

A
Harold Pinter
B
John Mortimer
C
Tom Stoppard
D
Michael Frayn
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