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Daily Quiz #379

General Knowledge Quiz for 31 January 2010

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1

What device, with a scale of 60 degrees was used in marine navigation for measuring the altitude of a celestial object above the horizon?

A
Quadrant
B
Compass
C
Sextant
D
Theodolite
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2

By what name is Saloth Sar (19 May 1925 – 15 April 1998) better known?

A
Pol Pot
B
Yahya Jammeh
C
Ayub Khan
D
Suharto
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3

In the old song, what comes after "Old MacDonald had a farm"?

A
O O I I E
B
I O U
C
A E I O U
D
E I E I O
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4

Madeleine Albright was appointed by Bill Clinton as the USA's first woman to hold what position?

A
Head of the Supreme Court
B
Secretary of State
C
Ambassador to Great Britain
D
Ambassador to the United Nations
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5

The cities of Benghazi and Tripoli are in which country?

A
Egypt
B
Ethiopia
C
Morocco
D
Libya
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6

The U.S. Masters, one of the four major championships in professional golf, is the only major championship that is played at the same course each year. Where has it been played since its inception in 1934?

A
Prestwick Golf Club, in Ayrshire, Scotland
B
Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia
C
The White House Lawn, Washington DC
D
The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews, in Fife, Scotland
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7

Which primary colour is mixed with white to produce pink?

A
Yellow
B
Indigo
C
Red
D
Green
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