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Daily Quiz #710

General Knowledge Quiz for 28 December 2010

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1

Which of these cities was not taken into Polish territory immediately after World War II?

A
Vilnius
B
Gdańsk
C
Szczecin
D
Wrocław
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2

What name is given to lung-breathing aquatic mammals such as whales, porpoises and dolphins?

A
Cetacea
B
Corpuscle
C
Carnivore
D
Canapé
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3

In Victorian times, what was an item of wardrobe known as a "stovepipe"?

A
Trousers
B
Leggings
C
Shoe
D
Hat
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4

What was the first name of de Gaulle, the first President of the French Fifth Republic from 1959 to 1969?

A
Jaques
B
Charles
C
Henri
D
Claude
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5

In 1964, what did University of Oregon grad. student Carolyn Davidson design for $35?

A
The make up for "Kiss"
B
The Nike "swoosh"
C
McDonald's golden arches
D
The set for the film "Reservoir Dogs"
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6

What USA national championship game, played on a Sunday, is the second-largest US food consumption day, after Thanksgiving Day?

A
America's Cup
B
Rose Bowl
C
Super Bowl
D
The Commissioner's Trophy
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7

Which of these is a ship built for Henry VIII, that sank in 1545 and was recovered in 1982?

A
Mary Celeste
B
Mary Rose
C
Mary Contrary
D
Mary Hopkin
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