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Daily Quiz #1039

General Knowledge Quiz for 22 November 2011

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1

Where was the astronomer Copernicus born?

A
France
B
Italy
C
Austria
D
Poland
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2

Which of these was a film about a volcanic eruption?

A
Dante's Peak, director: Roger Donaldson, 1997
B
Under the Mountain, director: Jonathan King, 2009
C
The Painted Hills, director: Harold F. Kress, 1951
D
Mountain, director: Daniel Martinico, 2001
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3

Which of Little Red Riding Hood's relations was eaten by a wolf?

A
Niece
B
Aunt
C
Cousin
D
Grandma
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4

Carbon is the main constituent of which of these?

A
Charcoal
B
Table salt
C
Hydrochloric acid
D
Baking soda
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5

What name is given to the 4 mile (6.4 km) stretch of Las Vegas Boulevard which is mainly in the unincorporated communities of Paradise and Winchester?

A
The Golden Mile
B
Sunset Strip
C
The Boardwalk
D
The Strip
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6

In what decade was the Korean War?

A
1970s
B
1940s
C
1960s
D
1950s
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7

The game of Sudoku involves filling in squares with what numbers?

A
1 to 10
B
10 to 100
C
1 to 99
D
1 to 9
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