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Daily Quiz #166

General Knowledge Quiz for 2 July 2009

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1

The Summer Olympics are held how many years apart?

A
6
B
4
C
2
D
1
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2

Woody Guthrie's life story is told in which of these books?

A
This Land: It Is My Land
B
Bound For Glory
C
Is That It?
D
I'm Not There
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3

What does "parsimonious" mean?

A
Loyal to a particular cause
B
Carried and suckled in a pouch on the mother's belly
C
Careful in the use of money or other resources
D
Scrupulously exact
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4

Which bridge is nearest to the Royal National Theatre on the South Bank of the Thames, London?

A
Tower
B
London
C
Waterloo
D
Westminster
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5

Which of the following people made their debut as a dancer in 1908, appeared with the Diaghileff Company, and became a choreographer in 1912?

A
Rudolph Nureyev
B
Poul Gnatt
C
Vaslav Nijinsky
D
Mikhail Baryshnikov
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6

What wood, a member of the walnut family, is often used in making tool handles, wheel spokes, drumsticks, lacrosse stick handles and skis?

A
Oak
B
Ash
C
Hickory
D
Willow
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7

Which of these Elizabeth/Elisabeths did not have the title of Queen?

A
The daughter of Peter the Great, 1709 - 1762
B
The daughter of James VI of England, 1596 - 1662
C
The mother of Edward V of England, 1437 - 92
D
The daughter of Henry VIII of England and Ann Boleyn, 1533 - 1603
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