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Daily Quiz #172

General Knowledge Quiz for 8 July 2009

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In January 2009, what did global accountancy firm KPMG ask its 11,000 British staff to do, that was widely reported?

A
March on parliament to demand a bail-out check
B
Switch to a 4 day week or take a long holiday at 30% pay
C
Schedule coffee and toilet breaks to improve desk-sharing routines
D
Print in grey on both sides of each piece of paper
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2

The only original member, Ian Paice, still plays drums for which band?

A
Gerry and the Pacemakers
B
Pink Floyd
C
Rolling Stones
D
Deep Purple
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3

What makes it necessary to drive through Alabama to take the shortest route from Miami, Florida to Houston, Texas?

A
The Mississippi River
B
The Appalachian mountains
C
The Great Lakes
D
Gulf of Mexico
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4

What name is given to a chemical compound in which water combines with other substances without alteration of the arrangement of the atoms in the water?

A
Hydroxide
B
Hydrate
C
Hydroxyl
D
Hydrostatics
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5

Where was the first "Surf Bathers' Life-Saving Club" founded?

A
Malibu, California, USA
B
Bondi, Sydney, Australia
C
Waikiki, Oahu, Hawaii, USA
D
Clam Harbour, Nova Scotia, Canada
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6

Who was the first of these to become US President?

A
Martin van Buren
B
James Madison
C
James Monroe
D
Millard Fillmore
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7

Who designed the yellow sheath dress with matching coat worn by Michelle Obama at Barack Obama's inauguration in 2009?

A
Isabel Toledo
B
Jason Wu
C
Miuccia Prada
D
David and Elizabeth Emanuel
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