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Daily Quiz #60

General Knowledge Quiz for 18 March 2009

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1

A vestry is a feature of what sort of building?

A
Lighthouse
B
Factory
C
Town Hall
D
Church
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2

Animal is a regular character in which TV programme?

A
The Muppets
B
The Simpsons
C
Buffy The Vampire Slayer
D
The Family Guy
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3

In 2008, who was the President of Palestine and Fatah leader?

A
Mahmoud Abbas
B
Bjorn Ulvaeus
C
Benny Andersson
D
Yusuf Islam
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4

Which river flows from north to south through eastern New York State, USA, and forms the border between Pennsylvania and New Jersey before emptying into the Atlantic Ocean?

A
Hudson
B
Delaware
C
Merrimack
D
Colorado
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5

Where was the men's world best time (up to 2009) for the Team Sprint, of 42.950 seconds, set by the British cycling team of Jamie Staff, Jason Kenny and Chris Hoy?

A
UCI Track Cycling World Champs, Palma de Mallorca, Spain, 2007
B
UCI World Cup, Beijing, 2009
C
UCI Track Cycling World Champs, Manchester, UK, 2008
D
Olympic Games Beijing 2008
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6

Launched on 4 March 2001 as the largest ship operated by the U S Navy, this aircraft carrier is named after which past U S president?

A
Jimmy Carter
B
Bill Clinton
C
Richard Nixon
D
Ronald Reagan
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7

What is a highly magnetized, rotating, neutron star emitting a beam of electromagnetic radiation that can only be observed when the beam of emission is pointing towards the Earth (known as the lighthouse effect)?

A
Nebula
B
Pulsar
C
Nova
D
Red Dwarf
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