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Daily Quiz #1132

General Knowledge Quiz for 23 February 2012

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1

The .. what ... of dawn is in the very early morning?

A
Pop
B
Chasm
C
Snap
D
Crack
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2

During his career from 1959 to 1993, who battled more than 2,000 fires in oil and natural gas wells, notably in 1962 when he tackled a fire at a gas field in the Sahara nicknamed the Devil's Cigarette Lighter, a 450-foot (137 m) flame?

A
Black Aduel
B
Blue Achallenge
C
Red Adair
D
Green Abet
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3

Who created the comic strip "Garfield"?

A
Brant Parker and Johnny Hart
B
Jim Davis
C
Garry Trudeau
D
Gary Larson
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4

Which of these was an American baseball player who holds the record for most World Series home runs?

A
Mickey Mantle
B
Mickey Rooney
C
Mickey Mouse
D
Mickey Finn
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5

Student protests on the streets of central Dublin on 3 November 2010 involving 25,000 to 40,000 protesters, and in London 2 weeks later with 10,000 protesters, were in opposition to what?

A
Religious intolerance
B
Military action in Afghanistan
C
Conscription
D
A proposed increase in university fees & cuts to student grants
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6

What is the approximate speed of light in miles per second?

A
465,000
B
372,000
C
93,000
D
186,000
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7

The term lusophone relates to which language?

A
Italian
B
Portuguese
C
Greek
D
Swedish
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