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Daily Quiz #839

General Knowledge Quiz for 6 May 2011

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1

What sport will be played at Horse Guard's Parade when London hosts the 2012 Summer Olympic Games?

A
BMX racing
B
Javelin
C
Tennis
D
Beach volleyball
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2

If someone is dismissed from employment, what are they said to have been?

A
Fired
B
Lit
C
Sparked
D
Burnt
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3

The "Don't Make a Wave Committee" founded in the early 1970s by Jim & Marie Bohlen, Irving & Dorothy Stowe, Paul Cote and Robert & Bobbi Hunter grew into what organisation?

A
Oxfam
B
Amnesty International
C
Mensa
D
Greenpeace
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4

Who apparently received papal forgiveness in a front page article of an April 2010 issue of "L'Osservatore Romano", the Vatican's official newspaper?

A
Adolf Hitler
B
Galileo
C
The Beatles
D
Eva Peron
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5

With what activity is Italian Ferruccio Benvenuto Busoni associated?

A
Architecture
B
Painting
C
Musical composition
D
Ballet
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6

What equipment puts an object in rotation around a fixed axis, applying a force perpendicular to the axis, and uses the sedimentation principle to cause heavier particles to move out along the radius?

A
Gravimeter
B
Centrifuge
C
Accelerometer
D
Cyclotron
Select from the options above.
7

The ethnic group called "Karen" were seeking refuge in which country in June 2009?

A
Laos
B
Myanmar
C
Thailand
D
India
Select from the options above.
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