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Daily Quiz #15

General Knowledge Quiz for 1 February 2009

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1

In which city were the first meetings held of the General Assembly and the Security Council of the United Nations in January 1946?

A
San Francisco
B
London
C
New York
D
Geneva
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2

Which Olympic Games were the first to be broadcast worldwide on television?

A
1972, Munich
B
1968, Mexico City
C
1964, Tokyo
D
1960, Rome
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3

What is the name for two collections of lymphoid tissues, one on either side of the throat, level with the base of the tongue?

A
Nostrils
B
Tonsils
C
Tracheae
D
Thoraces
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4

What is the name of the stadium in The Bronx in New York City which was the home baseball park of the New York Yankees from 1923 to 2008?

A
The Cake Tin
B
Yankee Stadium
C
Lords
D
The New York Met
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5

Who, when Secretary-General of the U.N., was killed in a plane crash in Northern Rhodesia (now Zambia) in 1961?

A
U Thant
B
Trygve Lie
C
Dag Hammarskjöld
D
Kurt Waldheim
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6

What was the title of the film directed by and starring Clint Eastwood that was about a thinly disguised episode in John Houston's life?

A
Making of the African Queen
B
White Hunter, Black Heart
C
In The Line Of Fire
D
Heartbreak Ridge
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7

What man-made waterway was constructed between 1859 and 1869?

A
Corinth Canal
B
Panama Canal
C
Kiel Canal
D
Suez Canal
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