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Daily Quiz #908

General Knowledge Quiz for 14 July 2011

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1

Which of these seas is not off the coast of North America?

A
Caribbean Sea
B
Bering Sea
C
Labrador Sea
D
Timor Sea
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2

Which of these is an American rock trio formed in 1987, originally part of the punk rock scene, consisting of Billie Joe Armstrong (vocals, guitar), Mike Dirnt (bass guitar, vocals), and Tré Cool (drums, percussion) for the majority of its existence?

A
Black Month
B
Green Day
C
Red Night
D
Blue Month
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3

In the 17th century, who invented the measurement called the "chain" used in surveying, which is made up of 100 "links"?

A
Edmund Gunther
B
Francis Beaufort
C
Robert Trollope
D
Walter Raleigh
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4

In many countries, the Second Sunday of May is dedicated to which group?

A
Children
B
Fathers
C
Mothers
D
Lovers
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5

In 1904 the Russian cruiser "Rossia" used what, the first time it was used by a warship on the high seas during a time of war?

A
Depth charge
B
Aeroplane catapulted off the deck
C
17 inch gun
D
Observation balloon
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6

On 9 October 2009, who was elected for an 8 year period to membership of the International Olympic Committee, replacing former Danish member Kaj Holm?

A
Anne, Princess Royal of the United Kingdom
B
Frederik, Crown Prince of Denmark
C
Paavo Nurmi
D
Michael Schumacher
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7

The Macrocarpa tree is native to what continent?

A
Antarctica
B
Australia
C
Europe
D
North America
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