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Daily Quiz #112

General Knowledge Quiz for 9 May 2009

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1

Michelangelo's famous frescoes are on the ceiling of what area of the Vatican?

A
Nessun Dorma
B
Sagrada Familia
C
Sistine Chapel
D
St Paul's Cathedral
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2

The names of how many US states begin with "M"?

A
4
B
8
C
2
D
6
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3

What is the name of the mythical beast that roams the Himalayan Alps?

A
Yeti
B
Loch Ness monster
C
Bigfoot
D
Sasquatch
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4

The United States deployed combat units in 1965 into which war to prevent a communist takeover of Southeast Asia, part of a wider strategy called “containment”?

A
Desert Storm
B
The Korean War
C
The Vietnam War
D
World War II
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5

Which chemist and physicist established the basis for the magnetic field concept, discovered electromagnetic induction, diamagnetism, laws of electrolysis, and benzene, invented devices that are the basis of electric motor technology, and popularised words such as anode, cathode, electrode, and ion?

A
William Whewell
B
Humphry Davy
C
John Tatum
D
Michael Faraday
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6

Who was the driver of the car in which co-driver Michel Perin broke his arm when they crashed during the Dakar Rally in January 2009?

A
Marcus Grönholm
B
Juha Kankkunen
C
Tommi Mäkinen
D
Carlos Sainz
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7

Which of these statements is not true?

A
GDP is the value of all final goods and services produced in a country
B
GDP adds net foreign investment income compared to GNP
C
GDP is the total output of a region
D
GNP is the value of the output produced by the "nationals" of a region
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