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Daily Quiz #203

General Knowledge Quiz for 8 August 2009

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1

Who won a record six motorcycle speedway World Championships in 1968, 1969, 1970, 1972, 1977 and 1979?

A
Barry Briggs
B
Ivan Mauger
C
Peter Collins
D
Ole Olsen
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2

In 2009 what was the world's biggest car maker by sales?

A
Ford
B
Nissan
C
Toyota
D
General Motors
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3

What was the name given to the 3rd Indian Division commanded by Brigadier Wingate that was engaged in guerrilla warfare behind Japanese lines in Burma in World War II?

A
Pathans
B
Gurkhas
C
Chindits
D
Tigers
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4

Which of these filled the position known as Prime Minister of United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland the earliest?

A
George Canning
B
Earl Grey
C
Robert Peel
D
Henry Addington
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5

What is the capital of Malta?

A
Valetta
B
Stanley
C
Birkirkara
D
Mdina
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6

Given that the speed of sound is 1120 feet per second, if a person makes a sound that bounces off an object 112 feet away, how long will it take for that echo to be heard?

A
11.2 seconds
B
0.1 seconds
C
2 seconds
D
0.2 seconds
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7

Who was the main illustrator for the Tintin series of books?

A
Albert Uderzo
B
René Goscinny
C
Hergé
D
Aubrey Beardsley
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