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Daily Quiz #432

General Knowledge Quiz for 25 March 2010

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1

The Russo Japanese War of 1904-1905 ended when the Russian Fleet under Rozhdestvensky was defeated at the Battle of Tsushima by a fleet led by whom?

A
Admiral Byrd
B
Admiral Togo Heihachirō
C
Admiral Crichton
D
Admiral Nelson
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2

The clove hitch, the reef and the granny are types of what?

A
Cow
B
Boat
C
Beer
D
Knot
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3

Which Norse god is a giant who personifies destructive fire?

A
Thor
B
Logi
C
Vulcan
D
Cupid
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4

Which musical is set in Gary, Indiana?

A
The Music Man
B
Oklahoma!
C
Li'l Abner
D
Damn Yankees
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5

Which of these is a farinaceous food prepared from the starchy pith of palms originating in South East Asia?

A
Rice
B
Sago
C
Sugar
D
Flour
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6

What did Spanish canoeist Jovino González, Spanish cyclist Janet Puiggros Miranda, Swiss cyclist Oscar Camenzind and Irish distance runner Cathal Lombard, all in the 2004 Olympics, have in common with Spanish cyclist Maria Isabel Moreno in the 2008 Olympics?

A
They fainted during the medal ceremony
B
They won gold medals
C
Their luggage was lost and they competed in borrowed clothing
D
They withdrew before competing in the finals
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7

The Severn Tunnel connects which two British cities?

A
Bath and Swansea
B
Bristol and Cardiff
C
Glasgow and Edinburgh
D
London and Cambridge
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