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Daily Quiz #218

General Knowledge Quiz for 23 August 2009

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1

How is a Venetian gondola propelled?

A
The operator stands and uses a pole
B
The operator sits and uses an oar
C
The operator stands and uses an oar
D
The operator sits and uses an outboard motor
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2

What name was given to a group of painters who first exhibited at the Salon d'Automne in Paris in 1905, including Matisse, Braque, Derain, van Dongen and Dufy, who presented bold forms, brilliant colours and clearly defined patterns?

A
Impressionists
B
Les Sauvages
C
Les Fauves
D
Neoplasticists
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3

What is the next in this series: Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia?

A
Maryland
B
Delaware
C
Pennsylvania
D
New York
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4

Who was the first English actor to be knighted?

A
Edmund Kean
B
Laurence Olivier
C
Henry Irving
D
Charles Kemble
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5

How high, including about 20 cm landing mat, should a pommel horse be?

A
100 cm
B
115 cm
C
130 cm
D
150 cm
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6

The repeating decimal of which number equals the real number 1?

A
1
B
0.999…
C
1.0101…
D
1.0505…
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7

In what year did the airship Graf Zeppelin complete the first round-the-world flight in September, and inaugurate the first commercial transatlantic service in October?

A
1935
B
1929
C
1938
D
1919
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