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Daily Quiz #361

General Knowledge Quiz for 13 January 2010

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1

Loch Ness is part of which canal?

A
Glasgow
B
Bristol
C
Edinburgh
D
Caledonian
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2

What is the most prestigious event at the Henley Royal Regatta, for a cup which has been awarded since the regatta was first staged?

A
The Newton Cup for Single Sculls
B
The Grand Challenge Cup for Men's Eights
C
The King's Cup for Women's Fours
D
Henry Paget Trophy
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3

Where were tanks used for the first time in battle?

A
Gettysburg, 1863
B
Belgium, 1939
C
Somme, 1916
D
Ladysmith, 1899
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4

What term is used to describe Western European architectural style for the period from the late 10th to the 12th century which was identifiably Medieval and prefigured the Gothic, yet maintained the rounded Roman arch?

A
Pre-roman
B
Romanesque
C
Rococo
D
Doric
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5

In the nursery rhyme, who sat on a wall and had a great fall?

A
Humpty
B
The Duke of Gloucester
C
Jack Sprat
D
Mary
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6

Who claimed to be a direct descendant of King Solomon and the Queen of Sheba, and worked to achieve the independence of Abyssinia?

A
Faisal ibn Turki ibn Abdullah Al Saud
B
Haile Selassie
C
Gamal Abdel Nasser
D
Menelek II
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7

Which of these animals cannot retract its claws fully?

A
Cheetah
B
Lion
C
Tiger
D
Jaguar
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