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Daily Quiz #4915

Sunday's Quiz: From The Archives

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1

Which of these words means "a short pithy maxim"?

Sunday Archive: Originally published in July 2010
A
Legend
B
Fable
C
Fairy Tale
D
Aphorism
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2

Who dubbed the singing voice for Audrey Hepburn in the film version of "My Fair Lady"?

Sunday Archive: Originally published in March 2009
A
Jennifer Jones
B
Marni Nixon
C
Gracie Fields
D
Julie Andrews
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3

Which English novelist wrote "Decline and Fall", "Brideshead Revisited" and "Officers and Gentlemen"?

Sunday Archive: Originally published in September 2009
A
Evelyn Waugh
B
W B Yeats
C
Graham Greene
D
E M Forster
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4

If you travelled downstream along the main outflow from Lake Victoria, which forms part of the borders of Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania, which city would you be closest to when you reached the mouth of the river?

Sunday Archive: Originally published in January 2010 and updated in January 2017
A
New York
B
London
C
Cairo
D
Calcutta
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5

What popular name was given to the 7th Armoured Division of the British Army in World War II?

Sunday Archive: Originally published in August 2010 and updated in July 2022
A
Scorpions
B
Golden Salamanders
C
Desert Foxes
D
Desert Rats
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6

What is "stinkhorn"?

Sunday Archive: Originally published in August 2010 and updated in July 2022
A
Beech tree
B
Moss
C
Flowering shrub
D
Fungus
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7

What is the name used in the USA for the board game that the English call "draughts"?

Sunday Archive: Originally published in September 2010
A
Checkers
B
Chess
C
Parcheesi
D
Ludo
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