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Daily Quiz #546

General Knowledge Quiz for 17 July 2010

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1

Which of these words means "a short pithy maxim"?

A
Legend
B
Fable
C
Fairy Tale
D
Aphorism
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2

Jim Carrey played which role in the 1995 film "Batman Forever"?

A
The Penguin
B
Two-Face
C
The Riddler
D
The Joker
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3

How many sides does a trapezoid have?

A
6
B
2
C
4
D
8
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4

What, in 1929, made the first voyage around the world by air ?

A
Graf Zeppelin
B
Spirit of St. Louis
C
Thrust II
D
Bluebird 2
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5

With which sport is Babe Ruth associated?

A
Ice hockey
B
Soccer
C
Baseball
D
Synchronised swimming
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6

Who was an American clergyman, activist and prominent leader in the African-American civil rights movement who was assassinated on 4 April 1968, in Memphis, Tennessee?

A
Robert Kennedy
B
Martin Luther King, Jr.
C
James Brown
D
Rosa Parks
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7

What is the Sirocco, a hot dry wind, known as in Egypt?

A
Kermit
B
Khamsin
C
El-Mahalla El-Kubra
D
Cairo
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