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Daily Quiz #436

General Knowledge Quiz for 29 March 2010

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1

Where was the decisive battle on 24 June 1314 where Robert Bruce defeated Edward II's army and secured the independence of Scotland at that time?

A
Bosworth Field
B
Culloden
C
Bannockburn
D
Runnymede
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2

What name was given to the original owner of the skull found in Sussex in 1911 that was believed at the time to be from one of the oldest human race in Europe?

A
Nanjing Man
B
Neanderthal Man
C
Piltdown Man
D
Peking Man
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3

What word describes someone skilled in horsemanship?

A
Egalitarian
B
Equestrian
C
Egg-shaped
D
Evocative
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4

By which name was boxer Walter Smith better known?

A
Ted "Kid" Lewis
B
Dutch Sam
C
Philadelphia Jack O'Brien
D
Sugar Ray Robinson
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5

Which of these Canadian provinces is landlocked?

A
Alberta
B
British Columbia
C
Manitoba
D
Ontario
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6

According to the Guinness Book of World Records, what is the most watched TV series, ever?

A
Bay Watch
B
Dallas
C
Star Trek
D
Coronation Street
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7

Which 17th century French philosopher, mathematician, scientist, and writer showed, by using geometric construction and the law of refraction, that the angular radius of a rainbow is 42 degrees?

A
Nicholas Mercator
B
René Descartes
C
Johannes Kepler
D
Isaac Newton
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