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Daily Quiz #184

General Knowledge Quiz for 20 July 2009

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1

Who wrote "Other people see things and say: why? - but I dream things that never were and say: why not?"

A
George Bernard Shaw
B
Robert Kennedy
C
Oscar Wilde
D
Noel Coward
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2

Rum is the basis for which of these cocktails?

A
Kamikaze
B
Screwdriver
C
Harvey Wallbanger
D
Pina Colada
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3

The Scripps National Spelling Bee competition is open to contestants from USA, Canada, Mexico, Jamaica, New Zealand, Guam, Virgin Islands, American Samoa, Ghana, South Korea, the Bahamas and which European country?

A
Germany
B
Great Britain
C
Ireland
D
France
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4

Until 1992, TASS was the official news agency for which organisation?

A
News Corp
B
Rolling Stones Records
C
Soviet Union
D
Germany
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5

What is the greatest distance between the capitals of two sovereign countries that share a border?

A
Beijing, People's Republic of China and Hanoi, Vietnam
B
Paris, France, and Madrid, Spain
C
Pyongyang, North Korea and Moscow, Russia
D
Buenos Aires, Argentina and Brasília, Brazil
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6

Which group had hits with "You Really Got Me", "All Day And All Of The Night", "Waterloo Sunset" and "Lola"?

A
The Beatles
B
The Kinks
C
The Pretty Things
D
The Temptations
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7

What can be defined as "the resistance to motion when two bodies in contact are moved away from each other"?

A
Inertia
B
Momentum
C
Friction
D
Romance
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