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Daily Quiz #755

General Knowledge Quiz for 11 February 2011

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1

Despite everything that was going on the world between 1905 and 1993, professional baseball's World Series was played every year. Why was it cancelled for 1994?

A
A global pandemic
B
A strike by the players
C
War in Iraq
D
Lack of funds
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2

The chemical messenger that transports signals from one cell to another, called phytohormone in plants, is called what in animals?

A
Calcium
B
Hormone
C
Pheromone
D
Antibody
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3

In October 2009 it was reported that what were being burnt as fuel at a 'bioenergy' plant in Karlskoga, in the central Sweden to provide heat for the Värmland region?

A
Roses
B
Rabbits
C
Reindeer
D
Secret government files
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4

Where is The Rialto bridge?

A
Florence
B
Venice
C
Pisa
D
Rome
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5

Which of these was a dance popular in the 1920s?

A
Plymouth
B
Jamestown
C
Georgia
D
Charleston
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6

In ballet, which of these terms means "a step of beating in which the dancer jumps into the air and rapidly crosses the legs before and behind"?

A
Arabesque
B
Jete
C
Pirouette
D
Entrechat
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7

Who knighted Humphry Davy, chemist & inventor?

A
George III
B
Charles II
C
George V
D
Victoria
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