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Daily Quiz #217

General Knowledge Quiz for 22 August 2009

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1

Which of these religions does not regard Jerusalem as a Holy City?

A
Buddhism
B
Judaism
C
Christianity
D
Islam
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2

The opening sequence of the film "Airplane" (also entitled "Flying High") is a parody of which film?

A
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre
B
The Godfather II
C
Halloween
D
Jaws
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3

Which city was the capital of Italy from 1865 to 1871?

A
Milan
B
Rome
C
Florence
D
Ravenna
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4

The most famous films of which English-born comedian were "Road To Morocco", "Paleface" and "The Iron Petticoat"?

A
Bing Crosby
B
Bob Hope
C
Arthur Askey
D
Sidney James
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5

What is the standard length of the bars in the uneven parallel bars or asymmetric bars, an artistic gymnastics apparatus used only by female gymnasts?

A
420 cm
B
240 cm
C
150 cm
D
200 cm
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6

If you asked a question such as "What is that?" and were told "A wigwam for a goose's bridle", what should be your response?

A
That doesn't make any sense
B
Why would a goose need a wigwam?
C
Can you ride a goose?
D
Not to ask any more questions
Select from the options above.
7

For his contribution to the development of what area of transport is US inventor and engineer Robert Fulton known?

A
Control systems for aeroplanes
B
Navigation systems for cars
C
Gyroscopic compass for ships
D
Steam power for ships
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