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Daily Quiz #773

General Knowledge Quiz for 1 March 2011

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1

In 1964, Larissa Latynina, who had represented the USSR and the Ukraine in gymnastics, achieved what Olympic record?

A
Won medals by competing for 4 different countries
B
Competed in the most Olympic Games
C
Won the most Olympic medals in her career
D
Won medals for competing in both track and field and gymnastics
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2

What country was established on 1 December 1918 by the union of the State of Slovenes, Croats and Serbs and the Kingdom of Serbia (which included the Kingdom of Montenegro) and lasted until it was invaded by the Axis powers in 1941?

A
The Kingdom of Yugoslavia
B
The Kingdom of Greece
C
Democratic People's Republic of Korea
D
The Confederation of Swiss States
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3

The term "Nordic" means relating to what area?

A
Australasia
B
Iberian peninsula
C
Polynesia
D
Scandinavia
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4

When Russia became a communist state in 1918 with Lenin as dictator, who was his foreign secretary?

A
Leon Trotsky
B
Joseph Stalin
C
Carl Marx
D
Friedrich Engels
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5

The TV series first broadcast between 1978 and 1982, which had the short title of "WKRP", was set in what city?

A
Minneapolis
B
Cincinnati
C
Boston
D
Scranton
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6

Which of these Arabic words strictly means a Sufi, especially one who performs feats of endurance or apparent magic?

A
Sikh
B
Yogi
C
Fakir
D
Guru
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7

The first Telstar satellite, that relayed the first television pictures, telephone calls and fax images through space, was designed to provide satellite communications over what area?

A
The Atlantic Ocean
B
Europe
C
North America
D
The North Sea
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