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Daily Quiz #393

General Knowledge Quiz for 14 February 2010

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1

Except for a brief competition at Helsinki in 1952, the People's Republic of China (PRC) did not attend Olympic Games for some time because of the status of The Republic of China (ROC) within the IOC. When did they next compete in an Olympics?

A
1984 Summer Olympics, Los Angeles, USA
B
1980 Winter Olympics, Lake Placid, USA
C
1984 Winter Olympics, Sarajevo, Yugoslavia
D
1976 Winter Olympics, Innsbruck, Austria
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2

The first overseas property owned by the government of the USA, a US legation (consulate), was in which city?

A
London, England
B
Paris, France
C
Tangier, Morocco
D
Dublin, Ireland
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3

The city previously known as Byzantium and Constantinople is in what modern day country?

A
Laos
B
Canada
C
Bermuda
D
Turkey
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4

Anton Gregorovitch Rubinstein, the 19th century musician who founded a conservatoire of music in St Petersburg, is associated with which instrument?

A
Violin
B
Cello
C
Piano
D
Flute
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5

Which of these is a breed of dog?

A
Average Belgian
B
Great Dane
C
Good Berliner
D
Tiny Swede
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6

What is the name for the intense black coloured ink used by artists and draughtsmen, which was originally prepared mainly from lampblack?

A
Indian Ink
B
Charcoal
C
Marquette
D
Sternum
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7

Who was briefly married to Jason Alexander in January 2005?

A
Madonna
B
Dido
C
Beyonce
D
Britney Spears
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