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Daily Quiz #590

General Knowledge Quiz for 30 August 2010

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1

The mantilla is a type of what?

A
A pasta, round in section and thicker than spaghetti
B
A dance characterized by a fast upbeat tempo
C
Poisonous spider
D
Scarf worn over the head and shoulders
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2

What name was given to the one eyed giants in Greek fables?

A
Cyclopes
B
Amazons
C
Gorgons
D
Trolls
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3

In 1996, who joined Paavo Nurmi, Larysa Latynina and Mark Spitz, tied for the record number of Olympic gold medals (9) up to that time?

A
Huey Lewis
B
Jerry Lee Lewis
C
Jerry Lewis
D
Carl Lewis
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4

What type of plant is "stinkhorn"?

A
Beech tree
B
Moss
C
Flowering shrub
D
Fungus
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5

O'Hare International Airport serves which city?

A
Nevada
B
New York
C
Los Angeles
D
Chicago
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6

Daryl Hannah starred with Tom Hanks and John Candy as what in the 1984 film "Splash"?

A
Gorgon
B
Unicorn
C
Mermaid
D
Tugboat
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7

Tennis player Lleyton Hewitt married which actress?

A
Lisa Chappell ("McLeod's Daughters")
B
Rebecca Gibney ("Packed to the Rafters")
C
Sonia Todd ("McLeod's Daughters")
D
Bec Cartwright ("Home and Away")
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