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Daily Quiz #302

General Knowledge Quiz for 15 November 2009

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1

According to John Gray's famous book, men and women are respectively from where?

A
Venus and Earth
B
Mars and Venus
C
Pluto and Venus
D
Saturn and Mars
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2

In which country was there a civil war between 1936 and 1939, which was won by General Franco's forces?

A
Russia
B
England
C
France
D
Spain
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3

Who has won the most Olympic Gold medals?

A
Larissa Latynina, USSR
B
Paavo Nurmi, Finalnd
C
Michael Phelps, USA
D
Mark Spitz, USA
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4

What is lapis lazuli?

A
Butterfly
B
Mineral
C
Bird
D
Reptile
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5

Which of these is a British geologist who greatly influenced the modern study of geology with his book "The Principles Of Geology"?

A
Sir Charles Lyell
B
John Lyly
C
Robert Lynd
D
Lord John Lyndhurst
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6

According to the nursery rhyme, who could "eat no fat", while his wife could "eat no lean"?

A
Mary Mary Quite Contrary
B
Old King Cole
C
Jack Spratt
D
Moby Dick
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7

The capital of the USA is Washington, D.C. What does "D.C." stand for?

A
Diplomatic Convocation
B
Democratic Convention
C
District of Columbia
D
Dream Centre
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