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Daily Quiz #950

General Knowledge Quiz for 25 August 2011

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What is the word for the process of using strong acid or mordant to cut into the unprotected parts of a metal surface to create a design in intaglio in the metal?

A
Pastel
B
Dry point
C
Etching
D
Water colour
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2

Banff National Park and Jasper National Park, which are connected by the Icefields Parkway, are in which Canadian province?

A
Alberta
B
Ontario
C
Saskatchewan
D
Quebec
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3

In what sport is a "triple salchow" performed?

A
Gymnastics
B
Surfing
C
Figure skating
D
High jump
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4

Which of these is a woodwind instrument?

A
Flute
B
Lute
C
Lyre
D
Flugelhorn
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5

On 25 June 1991, Slovenia and Croatia became the first republics to declare independence from which country?

A
Yugoslavia
B
USSR
C
Bosnia
D
Turkey
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6

Who did Uma Thurman marry in 1990?

A
Gary Oldman
B
Quentin Tarantino
C
Ethan Hawke
D
Ringo Starr
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7

What is the most abundant element in the earth's crust?

A
Tin
B
Iron
C
Silicon
D
Coal
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