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Daily Quiz #74

General Knowledge Quiz for 1 April 2009

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1

What term is familiarly applied to the university where one received one's education?

A
Mater Misericordiae
B
Alma Fudd
C
Alma Mater
D
Mater Mundi
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2

What film, in production between 2007 and 2009, was directed by James Cameron ("Titanic")?

A
The Lovely Bones
B
Avatar
C
The Dambusters
D
Tin Tin
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3

At which event is milk, not champagne, the celebration drink?

A
Tour de France
B
America's Cup
C
Indianapolis 500
D
Kentucky Derby
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4

What is the longest continuously-serving state capital in the USA?

A
Santa Fe, New Mexico
B
Annapolis, Maryland
C
Boston, Massachusetts
D
Providence, Rhode Island
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5

Where was the most damage done by the Loma Prieta earthquake, that struck on 17 October 1989?

A
Managua, Nicaragua
B
San Francisco Bay Area, California
C
Sarajevo, now in Bosnia and Herzegovina
D
Naples, Italy
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6

11.00100100001111110110… is an approximation, in binary, of a mathematical constant relating to what?

A
A circle's circumference and diameter
B
The electron's gyromagnetic ratio using quantum electrodynamics
C
The reciprocals of twin primes
D
Conic sections
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7

Who was the captain of "The Titanic" on its maiden voyage?

A
Daniel Dow
B
John Pritchard
C
Arthur Rostron
D
Edward Smith
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