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Daily Quiz #1097

General Knowledge Quiz for 19 January 2012

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1

Copacabana Beach is close to which city?

A
Rio de Janeiro
B
Athens
C
Nassau
D
Nice
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2

What sport is featured in "Invictus", a 2009 film directed by Clint Eastwood?

A
Hockey
B
Soccer
C
Baseball
D
Rugby
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3

Which US president was a swimming instructor and lifeguard in Illinois?

A
Richard Nixon
B
Jimmy Carter
C
Ronald Reagan
D
Bill Clinton
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4

The re-election campaign of 66 year old Uganda president Yoweri Museveni gained international attention in 2010 when he presented himself as what?

A
Skateboarder
B
Boxer
C
Rap singer
D
Dog lover
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5

What is a generic name for household linen?

A
Newcastle
B
Birmingham
C
Liverpool
D
Manchester
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6

What name was given to the number 10 to the power of 100 (i.e. 1 followed by one hundred zeros) by nine-year-old Milton Sirotta, nephew of American mathematician Edward Kasner?

A
Infanta
B
Squillion
C
Googol
D
Gilgamesh
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7

What are the last words of the film "Gone With The Wind"?

A
Tomorrow is another day
B
Thus with a kiss I die
C
No man is an island
D
Don't mention the war
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