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Daily Quiz #636

General Knowledge Quiz for 15 October 2010

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1

Do-si-do is a term used in what activity?

A
Skiing
B
Square dancing
C
Diving
D
Gymnastics
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2

By what name was Dino Paul Proscetti better known?

A
Dean Rusk
B
Dean Martin
C
Dean Torrance
D
James Dean
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3

Where did Malcolm Campbell set a land speed record of 245.7 m.p.h. in 1931?

A
Salt Lake, Utah, USA
B
Daytona, USA
C
Alice Springs, Central Australia
D
Donington Park, UK
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4

What weather condition can cause a "whiteout"?

A
Frost
B
Hailstorm
C
Blizzard
D
Sunset
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5

Which brass musical instrument has a slide mechanism that enables the sounding length of the tube to be adjusted?

A
Bassoon
B
Trombone
C
Clarinet
D
Cornet
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6

What is the official capital of Sri Lanka?

A
Goa
B
Colombo
C
Sri Jayawardenepura-Kotte
D
Kandy
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7

After public outrage over a painting by Goya of a nude woman ("the first totally profane life-size female nude in Western art"), he refused to paint clothes on her, and created a new painting of the same woman in the same pose, clothed. The paintings are known as "The Nude ... " what and "The Clothed ..." what?

A
Maja
B
Sultana
C
Recliner
D
Bather
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