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Daily Quiz #672

General Knowledge Quiz for 20 November 2010

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1

What is the Spanish word for "house"?

A
Casa
B
Calle
C
Senorita
D
Gringo
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2

In 1949 the inaugural tournament of the Thomas Cup, the most important men's badminton team competition in the world, was won by competitors from which country?

A
Ireland
B
USA
C
Denmark
D
Malaya
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3

Which Australian city do the natives call "Freo"?

A
Darwin
B
Sydney
C
Melbourne
D
Fremantle
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4

The membership of which British intellectual socialist group formed in London in 1884 included George Bernard Shaw, H. G. Wells, Virginia Woolf, Ramsay MacDonald, Emmeline Pankhurst and Bertrand Russell?

A
The Darin Society
B
The Dion Society
C
The Fabian Society
D
The Rydell Society
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5

Who is credited with the invention of the rotary internal combustion engine, introduced by NSU in their "Ro 80" in 1967 and used by Mazda in their "RX"models, the first of which, the RX-2, was introduced in 1970?

A
Felix Wankel
B
Gottlieb Daimler
C
Rudolf Diesel
D
Karl Benz
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6

What name is given to a class of functional mental disorders involving distress where behaviour is not outside socially acceptable norms?

A
Neurosis
B
Panic
C
Psittacosis
D
Toxemia
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7

Which English landscape painter painted "Dedham Vale", "The Valley Farm", "The Haywain" and "The Cornfield"?

A
Brian Sergent
B
John Constable
C
J. M. W. Turner
D
Joshua Reynolds
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