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Daily Quiz #257

General Knowledge Quiz for 1 October 2009

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The engines used in Formula One between 1960 and 1990 by Motor Racing Developments Ltd (known as Brabham) were Coventry-Climax, Cosworth DFV, Alfa Romeo, BMW, Yamaha, Judd and which other?

A
Mercedes
B
Ferrari
C
Repco
D
Honda
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2

In the human body, adductors and abductors are types of what?

A
Nerve
B
Vein
C
Muscle
D
Bone
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3

Which lake in Canada has the same name as a constellation?

A
Horsehead
B
Orion
C
Pisces
D
Great Bear
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4

In Greek legend, who, the last king of Troy, was the father of Hector and Paris?

A
Hercules
B
Laomedon
C
Priam
D
Neoptolemus
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5

Who married film star Grace Kelly in April 1956?

A
Prince Rainier of Monaco
B
The Shah of Iran
C
Aly Khan
D
Hugh Heffner
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6

Claude Rouget de Lisle composed which well known tune in 1792?

A
Lily Marlene
B
La Marseillaise
C
Chanson d'Amour
D
Mademoiselle from Armentieres
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7

What term is applied to the situation when a woman has more than one husband?

A
Pluralism
B
Monogamy
C
Polyandry
D
Monetarism
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