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Daily Quiz #8

General Knowledge Quiz for 25 January 2009

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Which tuber of the nightshade family was cultivated by the Incas, was taken to Spain from Peru in the 16th century and to Ireland from Virginia in the 16th century?

A
Yam
B
Carrot
C
Potato
D
Beetroot
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2

What is the board game in which progress is determined by a player's ability to answer general knowledge and popular culture questions?

A
Scrabble
B
Monopoly
C
Trivial Pursuit
D
Cluedo
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3

Which of the following countries was not one of Israel's opponents in the Six Day War in June 1967?

A
Jordan
B
Syria
C
Egypt
D
Iraq
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4

Which of these structures is the most recent?

A
Coliseum, Rome
B
Stonehenge, England
C
Parthenon, Greece
D
Angkor Wat, Cambodia
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5

Which English-born sculptor is best known for his abstract monumental bronze sculptures, usually depicting mother-and-child or reclining figures, that are pierced or contain hollow spaces?

A
Alexander Calder
B
Sir Jacob Epstein
C
David Smith
D
Henry Moore
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6

With what activity is the name Boris Spassky associated?

A
Wrestling
B
Weightlifting
C
Chess
D
Boxing
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7

What make of car was founded in 1963 in a tractor factory in Sant'Agata Bolognese, Italy, and is now a subsidiary of Volkswagen?

A
Peugeot
B
Ferrari
C
Audi
D
Lamborghini
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