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Daily Quiz #255

General Knowledge Quiz for 29 September 2009

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1

What is the name for a vertical division of a window?

A
Mullion
B
Scallion
C
Mullet
D
Scallop
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2

Which organisation founded by Lord Baden Powell and his sister Agnes was incorporated by Charter in 1915?

A
YWCA
B
Girl's Brigade
C
Girl Guides
D
YMCA
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3

Which of these cities is furthest from Hong Kong?

A
Paris
B
Singapore
C
Bangkok
D
Beijing
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4

What type of dog is traditionally used above the Arctic Circle to pull sleds over snow?

A
Husky
B
Chihuahua
C
Pomeranian
D
Poodle
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5

Who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1979?

A
Brother Grimm
B
Sister Act
C
Mother Teresa
D
Father Ted
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6

Which sculptor is famous for "Bronze Age" (1877), "Burgesses of Calais" (1889), "The Kiss" (1898), and is best known in England for "Le Penseur"?

A
Henry Moore
B
Barbara Hepworth
C
Auguste Rodin
D
Greer Twiss
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7

Early in 2009, the American Premier League announced that it would play cricket in a converted baseball venue. Where?

A
Phoenix, Arizona
B
Los Angeles, California
C
Denver, Colorado
D
Staten Island, New York
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