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Daily Quiz #88

General Knowledge Quiz for 15 April 2009

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1

Who wrote the songs "Suzanne", "First We Take Manhattan" and "Everybody Knows"?

A
Phil Ochs
B
Bob Dylan
C
Leonard Cohen
D
Serge Gainsbourg
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2

In what sport would one use a carabiner and a piton?

A
Polo
B
Parallel bars
C
NASCAR racing
D
Climbing
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3

What weapon, used by some African tribes, is a light throwing spear, tipped with iron?

A
Assegai
B
Woomera
C
Scimitar
D
Meremere
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4

The Sandinista National Liberation Front ruled from 1979 to 1990, initially as part of a Junta of National Reconstruction, in which country?

A
Timor
B
Bolivia
C
Venezuela
D
Nicaragua
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5

Who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1983 and was President of Poland from 1990 to 1995?

A
Wojciech Jaruzelski
B
Lech Walęsa
C
Stanislaus Sobieski
D
Stanley Wojcichowicz
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6

What is a navigation instrument used until the 18th century to measure the angles between heavenly bodies, or between them and the horizon?

A
Theodolite
B
Sextant
C
Quadrant
D
Astrolabe
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7

Who is the maker of the Xbox?

A
Nintendo
B
Microsoft
C
Apple
D
Sony
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