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Daily Quiz #806

General Knowledge Quiz for 3 April 2011

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Competitors representing which country won the most Olympic gold medals in Greco-Roman wrestling between 1896 and 2008?

A
Sweden (SWE)
B
The Soviet Union (URS)
C
Finland (FIN)
D
Hungary (HUN)
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2

Which river runs through the cities of Shanghai, Chongqing, Jingzhou, Yangzhou and Nantong?

A
Po
B
Rhine
C
Yangtze
D
Missouri
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3

Which of these events occurred last?

A
Death of Vice Admiral Horatio Nelson
B
Death of Beethoven
C
Death of Napoleon Bonaparte
D
Charles Darwin published "On the Origin of Species"
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4

The word "Newspeak" was coined in which novel?

A
Nineteen Eighty-Four
B
A Clockwork Orange
C
Brave New World
D
The Time Machine
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5

What colour is cochineal?

A
Yellow
B
Red
C
Blue
D
Violet
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6

Which of these is the name of the president of Egypt from 1956 to 1970?

A
Paula Abdul Passer
B
Nehru Abdul Gasser
C
Gamal Abdel Nasser
D
Tamar Aku Rasta
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7

What was the name of the step that ran under the bottom of the doors on early motor cars?

A
Standing board
B
Jumping board
C
Running board
D
Alla board
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