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Daily Quiz #241

General Knowledge Quiz for 15 September 2009

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1

What mechanical device allows the wheels of a vehicle to turn at different speeds when cornering?

A
Distributor
B
Differential
C
Anemometer
D
Gearbox
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2

Which Greek physician born in 460 BC to a family of priests and doctors lived most of his life on Cos and Cnidus and is generally considered to be the father of modern medicine?

A
Euclid
B
Hippocrates
C
Pythagoras
D
Archimedes
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3

Where is the headquarters of the International Red Cross?

A
London
B
Paris
C
The Hague
D
Geneva
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4

Who plays Mrs. Smith opposite Brad Pitt in the movie "Mr. and Mrs. Smith"?

A
Uma Thurman
B
Jennifer Aniston
C
Halle Berry
D
Angelina Jolie
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5

Which of these US states has no Pacific coast?

A
Idaho
B
Washington
C
California
D
Oregon
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6

Which women’s squash player won the World Open four times (1985, 1987, 1990 & 1992) and the British Open eight times?

A
Martine Le Moignan
B
Heather McKay
C
Susan Devoy
D
Lisa Opie
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7

When Lieut Thomas E Selfridge became the first death in a crash of a powered airplane in 1908, who was the pilot?

A
Charles Lindberg
B
John Alcock
C
Orville Wright
D
Wilbur Wright
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