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Daily Quiz #423

General Knowledge Quiz for 16 March 2010

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Which major contemporary art exhibition began in 1895 mainly for decorative arts, showed increasing interest in innovation from 1907, and added Festivals of Music in 1930, International Film in 1932, Theatre in 1934, and Contemporary Dance in 1999?

A
The Sundance Festival
B
The Cannes Festival
C
The Venice Biennale
D
The Festival of Britain
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2

Which Greek philosopher and mathematician, born on Samos around 582BC, established a school at Crotana?

A
Pythagoras
B
Isosceles
C
Plato
D
Socrates
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3

What estate, presented to the British nation in 1917, is the official residence of the Prime Minister?

A
Fort Worth
B
Chequers
C
Camp David
D
Smithers
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4

Which of these islands is the furthest south?

A
Ireland
B
Sri Lanka
C
Madagascar
D
Tasmania
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5

H2SO4 is the chemical symbol for what?

A
Common salt
B
Sulphuric Acid
C
Opium
D
Arsenic
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6

What game is played on a table 9 feet (2.64 m) by 5 feet (1.525 m), 2 foot 6 inches (76 cm) above the floor, divided by a net 6 3/4 inches (15.25 cm) high?

A
Petanque
B
Quoits
C
Roulette
D
Table tennis
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7

Salmon is used to make which of these dishes?

A
Consomme
B
Lox
C
Vichyssoise
D
Lassi
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