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Daily Quiz #719

General Knowledge Quiz for 6 January 2011

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1

When part of Ireland was given a new constitution in 1937, what name was given to it?

A
Erin
B
Irish Free State
C
Republic Of Ireland
D
√Čire
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2

"Van" does not mean which of these?

A
A vehicle for moving goods, usually box-shaped wth four wheels
B
The largest lake in Turkey
C
A fanatical enthusiast or supporter
D
The Dutch word for "of"
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3

Geologically speaking, where would you go to stand on land at the southernmost point of the North American continental plate?

A
Guatemala
B
Venezuela
C
Mexico
D
Panama
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4

Who first employed his evolving methodology of satyagraha (devotion to the truth), or non-violent protest in 1906 while a lawyer in South Africa during the Indian community's struggle for civil rights to protest against registration laws in the new state of Transvaal?

A
Martin Luther King, Jr.
B
Mohandas Ghandi
C
Malcolm X
D
Charles Manson
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5

What was Bernard van Dieren (1884 - 1936) famous for doing in the early 20th century?

A
Exploring the interior of Australia
B
Inventing electrical appliances
C
Composing music
D
Climbing the world's highest mountains
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6

Where is "The Royal Tennis Court", a "real tennis" court built for Henry VIII of England who played there from 1528, that is still home to an active "real tennis" club?

A
Wimbledon
B
Buckingham Palace
C
Hampton Court
D
Kensington Palace
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7

Typically, a male moose sheds its antlers how frequently?

A
Every 6 months
B
Every year
C
Every two years
D
Every five years
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