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Daily Quiz #863

General Knowledge Quiz for 30 May 2011

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1

The "Hall of Mirrors" is in which building?

A
The White House
B
Palace of Versailles
C
The Louvre
D
Kensington Palace
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2

Which of these was not one of the "Three Fates" (or "Parcae") in Roman mythology?

A
Morta
B
Nona
C
Decima
D
Portia
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3

Artists Pieter Brueghel the Elder, Frederic Edwin Church, Jane Frank and Thomas Cole painted in what style?

A
Art Deco
B
Still life
C
Pointillism
D
Landscape
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4

What is another name for the alligator pear?

A
Avocado
B
Aubergine
C
Eggplant
D
Courgette
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5

What sport was part of the Olympic Games programme between 1896 and 1924, and returned as a full medal sport at the 1988 Olympics?

A
Tennis
B
Lawn bowls
C
Curling
D
Golf
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6

Which of these was a rocket physicist and astronautics engineer who was involved in the development of rocket technology in Germany during World War II?

A
Bertolt Brecht
B
J. Robert Oppenheimer
C
Albert Speer
D
Werner von Braun
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7

John Boyd Dunlop was associated with the development of what item?

A
Telephone
B
Cuckoo clock
C
Phonograph
D
Pneumatic tyre
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