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Daily Quiz #469

General Knowledge Quiz for 1 May 2010

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1

How many teams have ever entered the Olympic La Crosse competitions?

A
5
B
15
C
20
D
25
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2

Which of these is the eastern part of a non-collegiate Christian church, sometimes known as the choir, usually separated from the nave by a screen or railing?

A
Ingle nook
B
Vestry
C
Appice
D
Chancel
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3

In Shakespeare's "Hamlet", who was Ophelia's father?

A
Polonius
B
Polony
C
Pythagoras
D
Plutarch
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4

What wine is named after a city in the south of Iran?

A
Port
B
Sherry
C
Shiraz
D
Ouzo
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5

What is the name for a fraudulent investment operation that pays returns to separate investors from their own money or money paid by subsequent investors rather than from any actual profit earned?

A
The Pool-side Hustle
B
A Tontine
C
A Ponzi scheme
D
A Madhoff Pyramid
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6

What is the official Latin name for Switzerland, which translates as the "Swiss Confederation"?

A
Confoederatio Tahoma
B
Confoederatio Arial
C
Confoederatio Calibri
D
Confoederatio Helvetica
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7

What ancient people, whose major cities were Tyre and Sidon, founded Carthage?

A
Egyptians
B
Phoenicians
C
Philistines
D
Persians
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