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Daily Quiz #35

General Knowledge Quiz for 21 February 2009

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1

In which city did Popes officially reside from 1309 to 1378?

A
Nice
B
Paris
C
Perpignan
D
Avignon
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2

Western nations allied with the United States to intervene between warring countries and defend the border at the 38th Parallel in which country?

A
Vietnam
B
Korea
C
Iraq
D
East Timor
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3

What was believed to be a hemisphere above the ground, carrying the fixed stars and surrounding the seven spheres of the planets, through which the Sun and Moon moved in and out through a series of openings?

A
Heaven
B
Stratosphere
C
Firmament
D
Blue yonder
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4

Who won the Formula One Championship for drivers in 2000?

A
Reubens Barrichello
B
David Coulthard
C
Michael Schumacher
D
Jacques Villeneuve
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5

Which play’s characters comprise two married couples called Honey and Nick, and Martha and George?

A
The Lion In Winter
B
The Betrayal
C
Who’s Afraid Of Virginia Woolf?
D
All My Sons
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6

What does the Latin term “compos mentis” mean?

A
Of sound mind
B
Camp men
C
Fertiliser repairs
D
Communist Postmen
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7

Who was the Venetian who made a number of journeys to China and India in the 13th century and was later taken prisoner by the Genoese?

A
Christopher Columbus
B
Marco Polo
C
Amerigo Vespucci
D
Alessandra Medici
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