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Daily Quiz #331

General Knowledge Quiz for 14 December 2009

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1

Before 1945, what was the city of Gdansk called?

A
Cracow
B
Warsaw
C
Vistula
D
Danzig
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2

What is an orthodox Muslim belief whose name derives from a body of traditional teaching which guides Muslims alongside the Koran?

A
Cloudi
B
Sunni
C
Raini
D
Stormi
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3

Which of these is a surrealist painter known for paintings that include melted watches and other deformed items?

A
Dali
B
Gainsborough
C
Van Gogh
D
Reubens
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4

Among the changes announced to the rules for the World Netball Series in October 2009, the length of each quarter was changed from 15 minutes to how many minutes?

A
20
B
6
C
3
D
10
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5

Which Sultan of Egypt ruled an expanding empire that included Syria, Mesopotamia, and most of Asia Minor until stopped in 1192 by Richard I in the first Crusade?

A
Che Guevara
B
Scaramouche
C
El Cid
D
Saladin
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6

Where was a battle fought between General Robert E Lee and General Meade from 1 to 3 July 1863, which is generally accepted as the turning point of the American Civil War?

A
Gettysburg
B
Fort Sumter
C
Alamo
D
Arlington
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7

What was patented in London by Ralph Wedgewood in 1806?

A
China
B
Carbon paper
C
A design for a chair leg
D
Mimeograph
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