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Daily Quiz #540

General Knowledge Quiz for 11 July 2010

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1

The "Ring of Fire" is an area of seismic activity around which ocean?

A
Indian
B
Atlantic
C
Pacific
D
Arctic
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2

Whose daughter decided to have a sex-change in mid 2009, changing from being called "Chastity" to "Chaz"?

A
Ringo Starr and Barbara Bach
B
Sonny and Cher Bono
C
Mick Jagger and Jerry Hall
D
Paul McCartney and Heather Mills
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3

In 1389, Queen Margaret ruled over Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Greenland, Iceland and which other country?

A
Japan
B
Scotland
C
Papua New Guinea
D
Finland
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4

Which of these is not a common name for the "puma concolor"?

A
Mountain lion
B
Cougar
C
Puma
D
Leopard
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5

Which of these is a popular ballet by Tchaikovsky?

A
The Firecracker
B
The Christmas Cracker
C
The Nutcracker
D
The Water Cracker
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6

Who did Venus Williams defeat in 2001 to win her second consecutive US Open tennis title?

A
Martina Hingis
B
Monica Seles
C
Steffi Graf
D
Serena Williams
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7

Cayenne pepper is a condiment prepared from the dried and pounded pods of several species of what?

A
Peas
B
Capsicum
C
Cacti
D
Coconuts
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