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Daily Quiz #367

General Knowledge Quiz for 19 January 2010

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1

The chief rivers of which country are the Ebro, Jucar, Guadalquivir, Tagus, Douru and Minho?

A
Nicaragua
B
Guadeloupe
C
Spain
D
Estonia
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2

How old was the oldest person to win an Olympic Medal?

A
55
B
65
C
72
D
45
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3

In the episode of Coronation Street that aired in Britain on 3 March 2008, who pushed Gail Platt down the stairs, leaving her hospitalised and suffering short term amnesia?

A
David Platt
B
Ken Barlow
C
Tina McIntyre
D
Joe McIntyre
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4

In Texas, what is known as "Ole Sparky"?

A
Lightning
B
Electric chair
C
Hydroelectric dam
D
St Elmo's Fire
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5

Who was elected President of Argentina in 1946 after a military coup and was forced to resign and leave in 1955?

A
Isabel Martínez
B
Raúl Lastiri
C
Juan Perón
D
Carlos Menem
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6

Which country, governed by the Danish government as its colony, was made an equal part of the Danish Kingdom in 1953?

A
The Faroe Islands
B
Greenland
C
Iceland
D
Danish West Indies
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7

What is the common name for peristalsis?

A
Sneezing
B
Swallowing
C
Coughing
D
Hiccups
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