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Daily Quiz #254

General Knowledge Quiz for 28 September 2009

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1

What can be done to water to make it freeze at a lower temperature than normal?

A
Reduce impurities
B
Add impurities
C
Increase pressure
D
Reduce pressure
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2

What play ends "So give me your hands if we be friends and Robin shall restore amends"?

A
A Midsummer Night's Dream
B
Romeo and Juliet
C
Much Ado About Nothing
D
Macbeth
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3

The Triple Crown of Motorsport, an unofficial motorsport achievement, is to win the Indianapolis 500, the Le Mans 24 Hours and either the Monaco Grand Prix or the Formula One World Championship. Who is the only driver to have won it according to both definitions?

A
Jack Brabham
B
Graham Hill
C
Stirling Moss
D
Juan Manuel Fangio
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4

After a plague in 1633, in which German town did the villagers vow to present a living representation of Christ's Passion every tenth year?

A
Bayreuth
B
Munich
C
Oberammergau
D
Wolfsburg
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5

Which strong man appears in the Bible in the Book of Judges?

A
Luke
B
Samson
C
John the Baptist
D
Gilgamesh
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6

What name is given to a revolving tray that is usually placed in the middle of a dining table?

A
Sleepy Sandra
B
Lazy Susan
C
Dozing Dennis
D
Napping Norman
Select from the options above.
7

Which river begins in the Rocky Mountains in south-west Colorado, crosses New Mexico and forms the border between Mexico and the USA before reaching the Gulf of Mexico?

A
Rio Grande
B
Talahassee
C
Mississippi
D
Hudson
Select from the options above.
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