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Daily Quiz #356

General Knowledge Quiz for 8 January 2010

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Who designed the white chiffon one-shoulder gown worn by Michelle Obama at the series of 10 balls celebrating US President Barack Obama's inauguration?

A
David and Elizabeth Emanuel
B
Isabel Toledo
C
Gianni Versace
D
Jason Wu
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2

Who has won the most medals in Olympic Games since the modern Olympics began in 1896?

A
Pierre de Coubertin
B
Michael Phelps
C
Juan Antonio Samaranch
D
Tiger Woods
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3

Which of these states of the USA extends the furthest south?

A
Illinois
B
New Mexico
C
Maine
D
South Dakota
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4

From its discovery in 1930 until 2006, what was considered to be the Solar System's ninth planet?

A
Scrooge
B
Goofy
C
Mickey
D
Pluto
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5

What name is given to a cocktail consisting mainly of vodka, Galliano, and orange juice?

A
Bugs Headstriker
B
Harvey Wallbanger
C
Thumper Foot-thumper
D
Roger Rabbit Whacker
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6

Which ballet, with music by Igor Stravinsky and choreography by Vaslav Nijinsky under impresario Serge Diaghilev, caused a riot at its 1913 première in Paris by The Ballets Russes because the music and choreography were considered barbaric and sexual?

A
The Miraculous Mandarin
B
The Rite of Spring
C
Petrushka
D
Jeux
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7

In which country did the USA enter a war by sending military advisors in 1950, escalating their involvement until finally combat units played an active part between 1965 and 1975?

A
Spain
B
Vietnam
C
Kuwait
D
New Caledonia
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