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Daily Quiz #44

General Knowledge Quiz for 2 March 2009

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Who created the sculptures “Single Form”, in memory of Dag Hammarskjöld, at the United Nations building in New York City, and "Construction (Crucifixion): Homage to Mondrian" in the grounds of Winchester Cathedral?

A
Sir Jacob Epstein
B
Henry Moore
C
Dame Barbara Hepworth
D
David Smith
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2

The highest mountain in North America is part of which mountain range?

A
Appalachian Mountains
B
Rocky Mountains
C
Alaska Range
D
Sierra Nevada
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3

What is the name given to the hypotheses, now superseded, that the movement of continents and the appearance of new crustal material at mid-ocean ridges is because the Earth's volume is increasing?

A
Continental drift
B
Rip-zones expansion
C
Expanding Earth
D
Careyism
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4

Where was the battle during the Anglo-Zulu War in which 11 Victoria Crosses were awarded in one day?

A
Kambula
B
Rorke's Drift
C
Isandlwana
D
Ulundi
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5

What is the longest and widest single nerve in the human body?

A
Sciatic nerve
B
Lateral femoral cutaneous nerve
C
Optic nerve
D
Saphenous nerve
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6

Alex Turner, Jamie Cook, Matt Helders and Nick O’Malley are collectively known as … what?

A
Police
B
The White Stripes
C
Arctic Monkeys
D
Matchbox 20
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7

Which tennis tournament runs for 14 days from late June to early July, ending with the men's singles final on a Sunday?

A
Australian Open
B
French Open
C
U.S. Open
D
Wimbledon
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