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Daily Quiz #445

General Knowledge Quiz for 7 April 2010

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Why was the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania founded by William Penn?

A
He was heading for Tennessee but became lost and decided to stay
B
He thought that it would be nice to have a place named after him
C
As a safe place for Quakers to live and practise their faith
D
The colonial government was offering bonuses to those who founded commonwealths
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2

Which of these was a character in the TV series "Dynasty"?

A
Alexis Carrington
B
Mary Hartman
C
Mary Richards
D
Sue Ellen Ewing
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3

With which sport is Michael Jordan, who represented the USA at the Olympic Games in 1984 & 1992, associated?

A
Netball
B
Gymnastics
C
Square dancing
D
Basketball
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4

Songwriter Jack White (vocals, guitar and piano) and Meg White (drums and occasional vocals) make up which American rock duo who produced three Grammy Award (Best Alternative Music Album) winning albums ("Elephant", "Get Behind Me Satan" & "Icky Thump")?

A
The White Stripes
B
The Red Chevrons
C
The Blue Checks
D
The Purple Plaids
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5

What is a clavicle?

A
Siege machine used in the middle ages
B
Musical instrument, similar to a piano
C
The shaft that drives the valves in a piston engine
D
Collar bone
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6

What is the third largest port of Belgium, accessed by a canal 200 metres (660 feet) wide and 32 kilometres (20 miles) long, which ends near the Dutch port of Terneuzen?

A
Li├Ęge
B
Charleroi
C
Ghent
D
Kortrijk
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7

Which of these is the name for a small two-wheeled carriage, covered with a hood and pulled by one or two men, of Indian origin?

A
Sedan chair
B
Rickshaw
C
Buggy
D
Surrey
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