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Daily Quiz #374

General Knowledge Quiz for 26 January 2010

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1

The half-length portrait of Lisa di Anton Maria di Noldo Gherardini is better known by what name?

A
The Night Watch
B
Girl With a Pearl Earring
C
Mona Lisa
D
Pieta
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2

Which word was coined by Karel Capek in his play "R. U. R." in 1929?

A
Robot
B
Rocket
C
Hologram
D
Spacestation
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3

Which English playwright ("The Conscious Lovers") founded the "Tatler", the "Spectator" and the "Guardian"?

A
Kerry Packer
B
Rupert Murdoch
C
Sir Richard Steele
D
George Randolph Hearst
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4

If you travelled downstream along the main outflow from Lake Victoria, which forms part of the borders of Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania, which city would you be closest to when you reached the mouth of the river?

A
New York
B
London
C
Cairo
D
Calcutta
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5

A baby's first teeth are called what?

A
Milk teeth
B
Vodka teeth
C
Water teeth
D
Tea teeth
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6

Olympic gold medallists Fanny Blankers-Koen, Inge de Bruijn, Leontien van Moorsel, Yvonne van Gennip, Ard Schenk, Jochem Uytdehaage, Pieter van den Hoogenband, Gianni Romme, Marianne Timmer, Wim Ruska, Charles Pahud de Mortanges and Adolph van der Voort van Zijp represented which country?

A
Great Britain
B
Netherlands
C
Ethiopia
D
Italy
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7

The USA's oldest non-broken "Treaty of Friendship", negotiated by Thomas Barclay, signed by John Adams and Thomas Jefferson in 1786, and ratified by US Congress in July 1787, is with which country?

A
Australia
B
France
C
Ireland
D
Morocco
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