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Daily Quiz #606

General Knowledge Quiz for 15 September 2010

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1

Where do the rivers Dart, Tavy, Teigh and Okement rise?

A
Darfur
B
Dublin
C
Durham
D
Dartmoor
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2

General Victoriano Huerta, Emiliano Zapata and "Pancho" Villa feature in the history of which country?

A
New Guinea
B
Mexico
C
Korea
D
Japan
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3

What is the surname of Rebecca in the novel by Daphne du Maurier?

A
De Gaulle
B
De Winter
C
De Bergerac
D
De Maupassant
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4

What name was given by the Greeks to cave dwellers who supposedly lived in the Caucasus or on the banks of the Red Sea?

A
Dagoes
B
Troglodytes
C
Fledermaus
D
Caucasians
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5

Which of these was invented by French physician René Laennec early in the 19th century?

A
Telescope
B
Stethoscope
C
Microscope
D
X Rays
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6

Who according to legend was the son of Zeus and Europa and became King of Crete?

A
Maxos
B
Minos
C
Midos
D
Generos
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7

Duke Kahanamoku, who won Olympic gold in Swimming (100 m freestyle) in 1912 at Stockholm and 1920 at Antwerp popularised what sport?

A
Surfing
B
Marathon
C
Luge
D
Beach volleyball
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