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Daily Quiz #667

General Knowledge Quiz for 15 November 2010

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1

What does the Russian word "Sputnik" mean?

A
Beeper
B
Circle
C
Fellow traveller
D
Astronomical
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2

Who recorded the duet "Especially For You" in 1988?

A
Kylie Minogue and Jason Donovan
B
Rod Stewart and Tina Turner
C
Mick Jagger and David Bowie
D
Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers
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3

Which 1957 film directed by David Lean was the story of the construction and demolition of a civil engineering work in Burma?

A
The Bridge On The River Kwai
B
Road To Morocco
C
Ice Station Zebra
D
Hobson's Choice
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4

The religious statue above Rio de Janeiro stands on what mountain?

A
Corvocado
B
Avocado
C
Pizzicato
D
Muchado
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5

What is the name of the reverse image on film, from which a photograph is printed?

A
Negative
B
Positive
C
Infinite
D
Prime
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6

What was the main form of transport used by the Japanese army in their invasion of Singapore in World War II?

A
Aeroplanes
B
Bicycles
C
Ships
D
Trucks
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7

The oldest woman Olympic gold medalist is Queenie Newall, at London in 1908, when 53 years old. In which sport did she compete?

A
Archery
B
100 metres
C
High jump
D
Shooting
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