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Daily Quiz #659

General Knowledge Quiz for 7 November 2010

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1

What did US president Harry S. Truman's middle initial stand for?

A
Solomon
B
Shippe
C
Nothing
D
Simon
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2

Which item of clothing was named after an American women's rights and temperance advocate?

A
Brassiere
B
Corset
C
Jodhpur
D
Bloomers
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3

Trypanosomiasis is an infectious disease spread by what?

A
Mice
B
Fleas
C
Tsetse fly
D
Armadillos
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4

The islands of Skye and Mull are in which island group?

A
Tonga
B
Canaries
C
Hebrides
D
Tokelaus
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5

Which country has dominated basketball at the Olympics, from 1936 when men first competed and 1976 when women first competed, until at least 2016?

A
France
B
Argentina
C
Yugoslavia
D
USA
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6

With what was Edith Head, who was nominated for 35 Oscars (including every year from 1948 to 1966), associated?

A
Costume design
B
Writing gossip columns
C
Set design
D
Hair design
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7

What type of book are accounts usually written in?

A
Biography
B
Encyclopedia
C
Ledger
D
Lexicon
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