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Daily Quiz #897

General Knowledge Quiz for 3 July 2011

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1

Which of these is a character in the "Back to the Future" series of films?

A
Ethan Hunt
B
Thomas A. Anderson
C
Dr. Emmett Brown
D
Warrant Officer Ripley
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2

What was the name of the British India "Special Force", the brainchild of British Brigadier Orde Charles Wingate, that operated behind Japanese lines in Burma & India in 1943/1944 during World War II?

A
The Chindits
B
The Gurkhas
C
The LRDG
D
The Kardashians
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3

In May 2010, at the age of 13, Jordan Romero became the youngest person to do what?

A
Be accepted by an Oxford University
B
Sail single-handed around the world
C
Become a chess grand master
D
Climb Mt. Everest
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4

Geoff Capes, twice the world's strongest man, won 2 Olympic Games gold medals in which sport?

A
Wrestling
B
Weightlifting
C
Shot put
D
Diving
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5

What weapon used in the middle ages had the cord of a bow fixed in a notch and an iron bolt released from it by a trigger?

A
Long bow
B
Crossbow
C
Trebuchet
D
Ballista
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6

The Victoria Falls is on which river?

A
Swan
B
Volga
C
Thames
D
Zambezi
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7

Australopithecus sediba, an early hominid, whose only discovered remains date to 1.78 to 1.95 million years ago, is known from two partial skeletons discovered where?

A
France
B
Australia
C
South Africa
D
Arizona, USA
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