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Daily Quiz #156

General Knowledge Quiz for 22 June 2009

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1

Which American TV sitcom, originally aired from 1974 to 1984, presented an idealized vision of life in 1950s and early 1960s America?

A
American Graffiti
B
Happy Days
C
The Long Weekend
D
Back To The Future
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2

Where did Horatio Nelson lose his right arm?

A
Copenhagen
B
Trafalgar
C
Calvi, Corsica
D
Santa Cruz
Select from the options above.
3

In 1492, the Nina, the Pinta and the Santa Maria were trying to reach which part of the world?

A
Australia
B
China and India
C
South America
D
Antarctica
Select from the options above.
4

If you sailed directly West from Bordeaux, France, which of these harbours would be your nearest landfall on the other side of the Atlantic?

A
New York
B
Montreal
C
Miami
D
Kingston, Jamaica
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5

What make of car is associated with Trevor Wilkinson?

A
TVR
B
Morgan
C
Noble
D
Lotus
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6

Which weightlifting lift was discontinued at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal due to difficulties in judging proper form?

A
Clean and press
B
Triple lift
C
Clean and jerk
D
Snatch
Select from the options above.
7

Which chemical process is involved in changing ethyl chloride to ethyl alcohol?

A
Osmosis
B
Hydrolysis
C
Electrolysis
D
Hydrostatics
Select from the options above.
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