24 April – Daily Quiz

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Let It Bleed was a 1969 album by which band?

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The song When You Wish Upon a Star is from which Disney film?

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Which Christopher played Captain Georg von Trapp in The Sound of Music?

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What was the name of Frasier Crane's live-in housekeeper on the TV show Frasier?

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The firm of Bl├╝thner is famous for making which musical instrument?

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Who starred as rifleman Richard Sharpe in the TV series Sharpe?

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Played by John Laurie, which Dad's Army character always said "We're doomed. Doomed!"?

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"You can get yourself clean, you can have a good meal, you can do what ever you feel" are lyrics from which song?

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Who starred as Martha in Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf, winning the actress her second Best Actress Oscar?

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Who directed the 1942 film Casablanca?

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How many years was Mary Queen of Scots imprisoned for before her execution in 1587?

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Which philosopher tutored Alexander the Great?

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Johannes Gutenberg was famous for inventing what?

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Mary Todd was the wife of which former American President?

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Who was the first sovereign to be the head of state of New Zealand?

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John F. Kennedy was assassinated in what Texas city?

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Who died in Los Angeles on August 5, 1962?

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Which English king's army did Oliver Cromwell defeat in the Battle of Worcester in 1651?

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In what year were the royal Russian Romanov family executed?

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Who is the only person with stars in all five categories of the Hollywood Walk of Fame?

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What country is Shakespeare's Hamlet set in?

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Kenneth Grahame is best-known for penning what children's story?

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In the comic strip Popeye, what is the name of Olive Oyl's older brother?

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The Importance of Being Earnest was written by which Irishman?

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The 100th anniversary edition of which book was published in 2008?

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What was the nationality of artist Henri Matisse?

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Who wrote the science-fiction novel The Time Machine?

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At 28 years of age, Kiwi Eleanor Catton won what prize for The Luminaries in 2013?

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What is the name of Edward Rochester's wife in the novel Jane Eyre?

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Sandro Botticelli's most famous work depicts what Roman goddess rising from the sea?

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What colour is the star on the Chilean flag?

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What is the longest river in England, at 354 km?

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With a magnitude of 8.2, New Zealand's largest earthquake occurred in 1855 in what region?

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What is the only continent located in all four hemispheres?

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With around 147 million people, which country is the ninth largest by population in the world?

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With a capital called Basseterre, what is the smallest sovereign state in the Americas, in both area and population?

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San Marino is a microstate which is entirely landlocked by what single country?

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Which of the following is a town as opposed to a city?

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What is the capital city of Venezuela?

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The Gibson Desert is found in which Australian state or territory?

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Which supermarket launched an online-only dedicated store on April 16?

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Who was Vice President of the U.S.A. when Barack Obama was President?

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Hoiho, Pokotiwha, and Korora are breeds of what animal?

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Which of these golf majors has Phil Mickelson notoriously never won?

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Who is the founder of food delivery service My Food Bag?

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Queen Elizabeth II made a rare speech recently outside her Christmas messages - she last did this for what, in 2002?

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What is a triangle that has two sides of equal length called?

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Which female boasts the most Grand Slam singles tennis titles, with 24?

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Snow, the best-selling beer brand in the world, is a lager beer from which country?

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Which Kiwi nurse did Boris Johnson credit as one of those who helped him return to full health recently?

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