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Daily Quiz #117

General Knowledge Quiz for 14 May 2009

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1

By what name is Domenico Theotocopuli better known?

A
El Greco
B
Socrates
C
Gerald Durrell
D
Theodore Bikel
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2

What is the oldest continuous Olympic team sport?

A
Water polo
B
Soccer
C
Basketball
D
Rugby Union
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3

John McCain's running mate for the 2009 USA presidential election was the governor of which state?

A
Arizona
B
Alaska
C
Texas
D
Florida
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4

What is the next in the series: 1, 16, 81, 256, 625 … ?

A
2401
B
1296
C
4096
D
1588
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5

What range of mountains separates Europe from Asia and runs from the Arctic to the Caspian Seas?

A
Chersky Range
B
Baikal Mountains
C
Caucasus Mountains
D
Ural Mountains
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6

What is the hooped whalebone framework for a petticoat, a fashion brought to England by Catherine of Aragon from Spain on her marriage to Prince Arthur, eldest son of Henry VII in 1501, and worn in England until the 17th century?

A
Crinoline
B
Farthingale
C
Bustle
D
Pannier
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7

Which British show, featuring adult contestants and broadcast by the BBC on 31 May 1938, is generally held to have been the world's first TV game show?

A
The Price Is Right
B
Generation Game
C
Spelling Bee
D
Wheel of Fortune
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