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Daily Quiz #75

General Knowledge Quiz for 2 April 2009

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1

What word best describes a political situation common to England in 1647, France in 1789, Spain in 1936 and Jamaica in 1720?

A
Communism
B
Feudalism
C
Oligarchy
D
Anarchy
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2

Which of these is a portmanteau word?

A
Motel
B
Verandah
C
Window
D
Psychology
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3

Who was the first Chancellor of West Germany from 1949–1963, who retired at age 87?

A
Kurt Georg Kiesinger
B
Willy Brandt
C
Ludwig Erhard
D
Konrad Adenauer
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4

A team from which of these countries competed in the Olympic Games for the first time in 1952 at Helsinki?

A
Australia
B
People's Republic of China
C
Spain
D
USSR
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5

Which French city near the Mediterranean Sea, was an embarcation point for the 7th and 8th Crusades, and is now a tourist destination because of its well-preserved city walls?

A
Montpellier
B
Aigues-Mortes
C
Nîmes
D
Lyons
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6

What is the next in the series: Carboniferous, Permian, Triassic, Jurassic … ?

A
Neogene
B
Paleogene
C
Cretaceous
D
Quaternary
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7

Theo van Doesberg, Piet Mondriaan, Vilmos Huizar and Bart van der Leck are identified with what art movement?

A
Suprenatism
B
Art Nouveau
C
Neoplasticism
D
Impressionism
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