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Daily Quiz #598

General Knowledge Quiz for 7 September 2010

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1

Which of these was of French nationality?

A
Alexander Graham Bell
B
Alexander Fleming
C
Louis Pasteur
D
Gerardus Mercator
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2

Which of these countries has the longest coastline?

A
New Zealand
B
Russia
C
Australia
D
Canada
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3

17 year old Zac Sunderland made the world's news in July 2009 for doing what?

A
Eating thre world record number of hot dogs
B
Setting off a bomb in Jakarta's Ritz-Carlton Hotel
C
Sailing around the world solo
D
Free-jumping from the Empire State Building
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4

The record for the most years between winning gold medals was set by Aladar Grevich (Hungary) in 1960. His previous gold had been won in 1932. What sport did he compete in?

A
Marathon
B
Fencing
C
Shooting
D
Weightlifting
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5

What is the oldest missionary organisation in the Church of England?

A
Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge (SPCK)
B
Salvation Army
C
Society for the Protection of Community Standards
D
The Royal Society
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6

By what name is Italian sculptor and painter Donato di Niccolo di Betto Bardi better known?

A
Tintoretto
B
Donatello
C
Vaporetto
D
Michelangelo
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7

In economics, what is TWI?

A
Trade Weighted Index
B
Trans World Incorporation
C
Trending While Intransigent
D
Taxation World Index
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