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Daily Quiz #601

General Knowledge Quiz for 10 September 2010

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1

Which of these films by Walt Disney was the last to be released ?

A
Pocahontas
B
Sleeping Beauty
C
Beauty and the Beast
D
The Aristocats
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2

Who played Elizabeth I in the TV series "Elizabeth I" (2005), Elizabeth II in "The Queen" (2006), and Queen Charlotte, the wife of George III, in "The Madness of King George" (1994)?

A
Helen Mirren
B
Judi Dench
C
Meryl Streep
D
Kate Winslet
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3

In music, which of these is the name for the fourth note of the ascending major or minor scale?

A
Tonic
B
Subdominant
C
Dominant
D
Minor
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4

The longest winning streak by any nation at an event in the Olympic Games was set by the USA, between 1896 and 1968. What was the event?

A
1,000 metres
B
Pole vault
C
Shot put
D
Javelin
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5

What is the collective name for the islands with a land area of 4,167 squ km (1,622 squ miles) over 2,500,000 squ km (965,255 squ miles) of ocean, made up of several groups of islands, including the Austral Islands, the Marquesas, the Society Islands and the Tuamotu Archipelago?

A
Tahiti
B
French Polynesia
C
Melanesia
D
New Caledonia
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6

Which element, with a melting point of 3,370 degrees C was discovered in 1783 by José and Fausto Elhuyar?

A
Mercury
B
Aluminium
C
Phosphorus
D
Tungsten
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7

Salvador Allende, General Augusto Pinochet and the "Caravan of Death" are all connected with the history of which country in the 1970s and 1980s?

A
Myanmar
B
Mexico
C
Chile
D
South Korea
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