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Daily Quiz #357

General Knowledge Quiz for 9 January 2010

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1

Which Italian island in the Mediterranean is to the south of Corsica?

A
Malta
B
Sardinia
C
Crete
D
Tasmania
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2

What ampihibia are native to Europe and Asia, with 4 fingers and five toes, one species of which ejects a white poisonous fluid from the glands in the skin?

A
Cobra
B
Tuatara
C
Salamander
D
Tapir
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3

Who was the Roman god of the sea?

A
Mercury
B
Neptune
C
Venus
D
Mars
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4

Che Guevara was among the revolutionaries who invaded which country with the intention of overthrowing its US-backed dictator in December 1956?

A
Argentina
B
Colombia
C
Cuba
D
Bolivia
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5

What is a "theatre sister"?

A
Usher in a picture theatre
B
Nurse in an operating theatre
C
Female sibling who has tantrums frequently
D
A nun in the movies
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6

Which British TV series starring John Simm as DCI Sam Tyler and Philip Glenister as DCI Gene Hunt was remade in the USA starring Jason O'Mara and Harvey Keitel?

A
The Office
B
Ashes to Ashes
C
Life On Mars
D
Gene Genie
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7

At the 1976 Olympic Games at Montreal, who repeated (from the 1972 Games at Munich) his double gold in the 5,000 metres and 10,000 metres, making him the first athlete to win the distance double twice?

A
Kaarlo Maaninka
B
John Walker
C
Miruts Yifter
D
Lasse Virén
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