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Daily Quiz #239

General Knowledge Quiz for 13 September 2009

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1

William Crapo Durant merged Oldsmobile and what other car company to form General Motors?

A
Cadillac
B
Holden
C
Chevrolet
D
Buick
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2

In a popular children's story, what is the name of the young tugboat that saves an ocean liner?

A
Prince Charming
B
Flick
C
Winnie the Pooh
D
Little Toot
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3

To whom did a crowd outside the White House chant "Na, na, na, na - hey, hey - goodbye" in January 2009?

A
George W Bush
B
Barack Obama
C
Edward Kennedy
D
Jimmy Carter
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4

Which of these territories did not pass to the control of the USA as part of the Treaty of Paris following the Spanish-American War of 1898?

A
Puerto Rico
B
Guam
C
The Philippines
D
Hawaii
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5

Which of these features is near the East Coast of Sicily?

A
Etna
B
Vesuvius
C
River Po
D
Michelangelo's "Pieta"
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6

Which game is played between two teams of up to sixteen players, eleven of whom are permitted to be on the pitch at any one time, on a field 91.40m by 5m (100 by 60 yards)?

A
Rugby League
B
Netball
C
Cricket
D
Hockey
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7

What was the last engineering work completed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel?

A
Royal Albert Bridge over the Tamar River
B
Great Eastern steamship
C
Paddington Station for the Great Western Railway
D
Clifton Suspension Bridge
Select from the options above.
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