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Daily Quiz #269

General Knowledge Quiz for 13 October 2009

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1

What is the largest dam structure in the USA?

A
Cromwell
B
Aswan
C
Hoover
D
Grand Coolee
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2

Which 600-seat opera house was built in Sussex by John Christie in 1934 as a tribute and memorial to his wife, Audrey Mildmay?

A
Covent Garden
B
Sadler's Wells
C
Glyndebourne
D
Theatre Royal
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3

Under what name did Helen Porter Mitchell perform opera?

A
Kiri Te Kanawa
B
Dame Nellie Melba
C
Joan Sutherland
D
Jessye Norman
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4

What is the name for the inherent property of matter to retain its state of rest or uniform motion in a straight line unless acted upon by external forces?

A
Inertia
B
Momentum
C
Vector
D
Friction
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5

In 2005, which championship had rounds in England, USA, France, Belgium, Turkey, Monaco, Germany, Bahrain, Australia, Malaysia, Italy, Spain, Canada, Hungary, Brazil, Japan and China?

A
Squash
B
Formula 1
C
Baseball
D
Polo
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6

Who was the Teutonic legendary hero who slew Fafnir the dragon?

A
Bismarck
B
Wagner
C
Siegfried
D
Stockhausen
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7

In Great Britain, painted strips on the road to show where pedestrians should cross is named after which animal?

A
Giraffe
B
Zebra
C
Leopard
D
Hamster
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