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Daily Quiz #344

General Knowledge Quiz for 27 December 2009

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1

After winning the silver in equestrian dressage 1932 Summer Olympics, why was Swedish rider Bertil Sandström demoted to last?

A
Months later, his horse tested positive for fluphenazine and zuclophenthixol
B
His blood tests indicated the use of darbepoetin
C
Clicking to his horse to encourage it.
D
Swearing at the judges during the competition
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2

When was the first trans-Atlantic telephone cable service opened?

A
1931
B
1956
C
1967
D
1938
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3

Who starred in "Mogambo", "Dial M For Murder", "Rear Window" and "High Society" before giving up her film career for marriage in 1956?

A
Mary Pickford
B
Sophia Loren
C
Gina Lollobrigida
D
Grace Kelly
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4

Where in the body is the scapula?

A
Shoulder
B
Ribs
C
Knee
D
Elbow
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5

The River Nile is on what continent?

A
Europe
B
Africa
C
Australia
D
South America
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6

Eddie Murphy starred in a remake of which Jerry Lewis comedy?

A
The Doorman
B
The Nutty Professor
C
Bowfinger
D
The Delicate Delinquent
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7

Which type of harpsichord, developed in the 16th century, is box-like in shape and was designed to sit on a table or a lap?

A
Moog
B
Virginal
C
Pianet
D
Dulcimer
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