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Daily Quiz #394

General Knowledge Quiz for 15 February 2010

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A number of sports have been demonstrated at Winter Olympic Games and never included on the official programme. Which of these has become an Olympic sport without demonstration?

A
Skeleton
B
Bandy
C
Sled-dog racing
D
Ski ballet (acroski)
Select from the options above.
2

What transport artery runs for 13 miles between Brig, Switzerland and Domodossola, Italy?

A
Stairway to Heaven
B
Route 66
C
Simplon Tunnel
D
Col de Suisse
Select from the options above.
3

Who was arrested and imprisoned in the Tower of London for aiding the escape of Bonnie Prince Charlie after the Battle of Culloden to Portree, Skye and thence to Glam on the island of Raasay?

A
Elizabeth Dowdall
B
Flora MacDonald
C
Lady Anne Farquharson-MacKintosh
D
Grace O'Malley
Select from the options above.
4

Which of these won the Grammy Award for Record of the Year in 2008?

A
Beat It by Michael Jackson
B
Rehab by Amy Winehouse
C
Hotel California by The Eagles
D
Killing Me Softly with His Song by Roberta Flack
Select from the options above.
5

With the history of which country is Davy Crockett associated?

A
Vietnam
B
Mexico
C
USA
D
Cuba
Select from the options above.
6

What is meant by the term "Lèse Majesté"?

A
Lying about and relaxing like a King
B
Crime against the sovereign or state
C
Bowing to someone of higher status
D
The duties and obligations of a peer of a realm
Select from the options above.
7

What is another name for tungsten?

A
Carbon
B
Germanium
C
Titanium
D
Wolfram
Select from the options above.
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