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Daily Quiz #330

General Knowledge Quiz for 13 December 2009

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1

At the end of the film "The Bridge On The River Kwai", who blew up the bridge?

A
Major Warden (played by Jack Hawkins)
B
Colonel Nicholson (played by Alec Guinness)
C
Colonel Saito (played by Sessue Hayakawa)
D
The US Navy sailor (played by William Holden)
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2

What does antepenultimate mean?

A
Last
B
2nd to last
C
3rd to last
D
First
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3

Which of these is a type of seaweed?

A
Riboflavin
B
Carageen
C
Niacin
D
Lanolin
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4

Which president of the USA had previously been a film star?

A
Herbert Hoover
B
George Washington
C
Jimmy Carter
D
Ronald Reagan
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5

At which Winter Olympics was artificial snow first used?

A
Calgary, 1988
B
Grenoble, 1968
C
Lake Placid, 1980
D
Innsbruck, 1976
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6

The Australian capital, Canberra, is in "ACT". What does "ACT" stand for?

A
Awful Cynical Town
B
Australian Capital Territory
C
Antipodean Central Township
D
Agrarian County, Townsville
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7

What city was founded on the island of Manhattan by Peter Minuit in 1626?

A
New Amsterdam
B
Pittsburg
C
New Holland
D
Van Diemen's Land
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