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Daily Quiz #634

General Knowledge Quiz for 13 October 2010

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Larry Levine, an American audio engineer, who won a Grammy Award in 1966 for "A Taste of Honey" by Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass and contributed to The Beach Boys' 1966 album "Pet Sounds", was best known for his co-operation on the Wall of Sound recording technique with which producer?

A
Phil Spector
B
Shel Talmy
C
George Martin
D
Lou Reed
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2

With what art form is Isadora Duncan associated?

A
Composing
B
Acting
C
Painting
D
Dance
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3

During the American Civil War, what city was the capital of the Confederacy?

A
Richmond, Virginia
B
Atlanta, Georgia
C
Virginia City, Virginia
D
Roanoak, Virginia
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4

What does "bona fides" mean?

A
Good dogs
B
Good faith
C
Something dogs chew on
D
Human bones
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5

What is the largest and first discovered (by Piazzi at Palermo in 1801) of the minor planets?

A
Ceres
B
Pluto
C
Makemake
D
Haumea
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6

English is a subsidiary official language of India: what is the main official language?

A
Tamil
B
Urdu
C
Hindi
D
Hindustani
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7

Most elite high jumpers used the Straddle technique, Western Roll, Eastern cut-off or Scissors-Jump until the development of which technique, when its inventor's gold medal in the 1968 Summer Olympics brought it to the world's attention?

A
The Bartle bounce
B
The Stitchbury step
C
The Richardson roll
D
The Fosbury flop
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