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Daily Quiz #781

General Knowledge Quiz for 9 March 2011

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1

Which river runs through the cities of Cincinnati and Pittsburgh?

A
Ohio
B
Rio Grande
C
Yangtze River
D
Rhine
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2

What science features in "The Man In The White Suit", a 1951 film starring Alec Guinness?

A
Archaeology
B
Chemistry
C
Physiotherapy
D
Atomic physics
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3

What method of writing, consisting of wedge-shaped and rectangular marks, was used from around 30th century BC to the 1st century AD?

A
Cuneiform
B
Triangulation
C
Latin
D
Double Dutch
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4

111,111,111 squared gives what result?

A
12,345,678,987,654,321
B
222,222,222
C
123,454,321
D
78,987
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5

Who has been quoted as saying "Cricket civilizes people and creates good gentlemen ... I want ours to be a nation of gentlemen"?

A
Winston Churchill
B
Robert Mugabe
C
Franklin D Roosevelt
D
Indira Ghandi
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6

The Golden Raspberry Awards have been running since 1980. Who had won the award for Worst Supporting Actress the most times until 2005?

A
Madonna
B
Britney Spears
C
Paris Hilton
D
Demi Moore
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7

What is the nationality of former US Secretary-General Boutros Boutros-Ghali?

A
Swedish
B
Egyptian
C
English
D
Indian
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