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Daily Quiz #128

General Knowledge Quiz for 25 May 2009

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1

The film actor Maurice Micklewhite is better known by what name?

A
Clark Gable
B
Michael Caine
C
Anthony Hopkins
D
Steve Martin
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2

Which racquet sport game is played by two or four players in a four-walled court with a small, hollow rubber ball?

A
Rounders
B
Squash
C
Pelotte
D
Padder Tennis
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3

Which of these would be most involved with the preparation of Coq au Vin?

A
Delivery driver
B
Sommelier
C
Maitre d'
D
Chef
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4

The Boston Tea Party, where tea was tipped into the harbour to protest taxation, precipitated what historical event?

A
American Revolution
B
American Civil War
C
Vietnam War
D
Assassination of John F Kennedy
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5

The musical "West Side Story" is associated with which geographical area?

A
Austria
B
London
C
New York
D
Thailand
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6

What is the branch of the Mediterranean Sea between Italy and the Balkans, with ports such as Bari, Venice, and Trieste?

A
Aegean Sea
B
Adriatic Sea
C
Black Sea
D
Caspian Sea
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7

What mathematical tabular system was developed and promoted in 1614 by John Napier that changes calculations of, for example, multiplication and finding square roots to addition and division respectively?

A
Algebra
B
Calculus
C
Logarithms
D
Geometric progression
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