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Daily Quiz #262

General Knowledge Quiz for 6 October 2009

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1

In 1966, Germany and England played in the World Cup final for which sport?

A
Soccer
B
Baseball
C
Squash
D
Ice Hockey
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2

Which of these is part of a sewing machine?

A
Robin
B
Scroggin
C
Toboggan
D
Bobbin
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3

What name is given to the HQ of the USA's Department of Defence?

A
The Rhombus
B
The Pentagon
C
The Square
D
The Triangle
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4

Which French artist joined a Post-Impressionist group, started the Synthetist movement and worked in Tahiti from 1891 to 1893, and 1895 to 1901?

A
Louis Anquetin
B
Émile Bernard
C
Paul Gauguin
D
Cuno Amiet
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5

What position has Boris Johnson held from 4 May 2008?

A
Mayor of London
B
Heavyweight Boxing Champion of the World
C
Bass guitarist for the Rolling Stones
D
Goalkeeper for Manchester United
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6

What is the name for the change of direction when a ray of light passes from one medium (e.g. water) to another (e.g. air)?

A
Reflation
B
Reflection
C
Refraction
D
Referendum
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7

Who is associated with the Jaguar make of car?

A
Alec Issigonis
B
William Lyons
C
Colin Chapman
D
Cecil Kimber
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