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Daily Quiz #872

General Knowledge Quiz for 8 June 2011

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1

What was the mission of "Earthview 01: The Founders Flight" which was launched on 21 April 1997?

A
The first space burial
B
Reach the moon
C
Orbit the earth like a moon
D
Carry animals for a space walk
Select from the options above.
2

Which of these films is not one of Oliver Stone's "Vietnam War trilogy"?

A
The Deer Hunter
B
Born on the Fourth of July
C
Platoon
D
Heaven & Earth
Select from the options above.
3

Which country became a self-governing state within the British Empire on 3 June 1959, with Lee Kuan Yew sworn in as the first prime minister 2 days later?

A
Brunei
B
Burma
C
Malaya
D
Singapore
Select from the options above.
4

Who is the next in this series: Nelson Rockefeller, Walter Mondale, George H. W. Bush, Dan Quayle, Al Gore ... ?

A
Dick Cheney
B
Joe Biden
C
Spiro Agnew
D
Gerald Ford
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5

The term "bonspiel" is used in which sport?

A
Croquet
B
Archery
C
Lacrosse
D
Curling
Select from the options above.
6

What cooking measure represents the amount that one can hold between thumb and forefinger?

A
Pinch
B
Itch
C
Slap
D
Nip
Select from the options above.
7

Which of these cities is in the Mojave Desert?

A
Las Vegas
B
Mexico City
C
Tombstone
D
Chicago
Select from the options above.
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