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Daily Quiz #93

General Knowledge Quiz for 20 April 2009

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1

Burt Munro set the current land speed record for motorcycles under 1000cc in 1967 on what make of motorcycle?

A
Kawasaki
B
Harley-Davidson
C
Triumph
D
Indian
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2

Which Connecticut-born actor's films include "The Story of G I Joe" (1945), "The Night of the Hunter" (1954), "The Sundowners" (1960) and "The Big Sleep" (1978)?

A
Robert Mitchum
B
Humphrey Bogart
C
James Stewart
D
Victor Mature
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3

The Great Falls of the Potomac River are located upstream (to the northwest) of which US city?

A
Pittsburg
B
Chicago
C
Washington
D
Pennsylvania
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4

What was King George VI's first name?

A
George
B
Frederick
C
Arthur
D
Albert
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5

What is the name given to the retreat from Chiang Kai-shek’s forces by the Chinese communists from Jiangxi to Shaanxi, a 9,600 km (5,965 mile), year-long journey that began in October 1934?

A
Dandi Salt March
B
The Long March
C
The Green March
D
March To The Sea
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6

According to the nursery rhyme, who was Humpty Dumpty?

A
Boy
B
Egg
C
King's man
D
It doesn't say
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7

What word best describes a triangle where two sides are equal?

A
Acute
B
Scalene
C
Isosceles
D
Obtuse
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