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Daily Quiz #861

General Knowledge Quiz for 28 May 2011

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1

King George III signed The Instrument of Foundation on 10 December 1768 for (and made large grants from his private funds to) which independent, privately funded institution?

A
The Chartered Institute for IT
B
The Royal Academy of Arts
C
The Geological Society of London
D
The Royal Society of Chemistry
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2

Eleanor was the name of the First Lady of which of these US presidents?

A
George H Bush
B
Lyndon B. Johnson
C
Gerald Ford
D
Jimmy Carter
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3

Which poisonous compound can be a gas, solid or liquid, the most infamous application of which was use by the Nazi regime in Germany for mass murder in some gas chambers during the Holocaust?

A
Cyanide
B
Strychnine
C
Carbon monoxide
D
Arsenic
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4

What is the name of the Polish intelligence agency, which gathers information abroad for the Republic of Poland, that was created in 2002 from the split of Urząd Ochrony Państwa?

A
The Public Security Intelligence Agency
B
Agencja Wywiadu (AW)
C
The State Intelligence Service (SHISH)
D
Kopassus
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5

The national flag of which of these does not have a building on it?

A
Afghanistan
B
Gibraltar
C
Cambodia
D
Republic of Ireland
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6

In December 2009, Massimo Tartaglia attacked Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi with what?

A
A framed picture of the Pope
B
His shoes
C
An AK-47
D
A model of Milan Cathedral
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7

In what year did Canada win a gold medal for the first time at an Olympic Games that they hosted?

A
1976
B
2010
C
1988
D
1964
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