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Daily Quiz #745

General Knowledge Quiz for 1 February 2011

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1

In 1588 Francis Drake led the English navy against the Spanish what?

A
Banana
B
Armada
C
Armani
D
Lambada
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2

Triathlon has been an Olympic sport since the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia. Which country has won the most medals in the men's event in the first 3 Olympiads to 2008?

A
New Zealand
B
Canada
C
Australia
D
Germany
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3

Which of these countries does not use the euro as standard currency?

A
Italy
B
France
C
Great Britain
D
Germany
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4

Which musical term means "sweetly"?

A
Dolce
B
Sostenuto
C
Fugato
D
Lento
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5

Jonathan Rhys Meyers, who played Elvis Presley in the TV series "Elvis", went on to play Henry VIII in what British TV series?

A
The Tudors
B
The Other Boleyn Girl
C
Six Mothers-in-Law
D
Rescue Me
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6

Who was mayor of New York at the time of the attacks on the World Trade Centre in 2001?

A
Edward I. Koch
B
David Dinkins
C
Rudolph Giuliani
D
Michael Bloomberg
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7

How many feet are there in a fathom?

A
500
B
100
C
6
D
12
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