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Daily Quiz #94

General Knowledge Quiz for 21 April 2009

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1

At which university on 4 May 1970 were 4 students killed and 9 wounded when an Army National Guard unit fired at students during a protest against the US invasion of Cambodia during the Vietnam War?

A
Kent State University
B
Miami University
C
Ohio State University
D
University of Cincinnati
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2

Which of the following places has 5 bridges in the city?

A
Newcastle, Jamaica
B
Newcastle, NSW, Australia
C
Newcastle upon Tyne, England
D
Newcastle, Wyoming, USA
Select from the options above.
3

In the Roman calendar, what was the 7th day called for the months of March, May, July and October?

A
Nones
B
Septimus
C
Ides
D
Plutarch's Day
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4

Which author, who wrote "Portrait Of A Lady", "The American" and "Roderick Hudson", was born in New York in 1843 and became a naturalised Englishman in 1915?

A
Henry James
B
A A Milne
C
Arthur Miller
D
James Joyce
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5

Which US horse race is called "The Run for the Roses" because a blanket of roses is draped over the winner?

A
Alabama Stakes
B
The Kentucky Derby
C
Preakness Stakes
D
Belmont Stakes
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6

Christopher Reeve had the title role in the first of which series of films?

A
Superman
B
Batman
C
Spiderman
D
Green Arrow
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7

What does the number of protons in the nucleus of an atom relate directly to?

A
Its atomic number
B
The number of neutrons it has
C
Its size
D
Its willingness to form compounds
Select from the options above.
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