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Daily Quiz #390

General Knowledge Quiz for 11 February 2010

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1

The leaf of what tree appears on the Canadian national flag?

A
Oak
B
Coolibah
C
Maple
D
Pine
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2

Who commissioned film-maker Leni Riefenstahl to make “Olympia”, the first documentary film on the Olympic Games at the 1936 Berlin Games?

A
The British Equestrian Team
B
The Nazi Party
C
Jesse Owens
D
International Olympic Committee
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3

What is the name of a process of dyeing fabric to produce marbled colour effects using hot wax?

A
Velveteen
B
Paisley
C
Batik
D
Organza
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4

Which of these terms describes a collective name for Ganymede, Callisto, Io and Europa?

A
Cassini group
B
Huygens' moons
C
Galilean satellites
D
Constellation of Hubble
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5

Which entertainer uses various names, including "Puff Daddy", "P. Diddy" and "Diddy"?

A
Shawn Corey Carter
B
Sean Combs
C
Sam Rhansum
D
Snoop Dogg
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6

What is the next in this series: largo, lento, adagio, andante, moderato, allegretto, allegro … ?

A
Rallentando
B
Presto
C
Accelerissimo
D
Arpeggio
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7

Under the Treaty of Utrecht (1713), which followed the War Of The Spanish Succession, Spain ceded Minorca and which other area to Britain?

A
Sark
B
Canary Islands
C
Gibraltar
D
Barcelona
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