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Daily Quiz #1180

General Knowledge Quiz for 11 April 2012

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1

Jesse Owens represented which country at the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin?

A
Germany
B
USA
C
Australia
D
Ireland
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2

The pineapple express is a Pacific jetstream that runs from Hawaii to where?

A
West coast of Chile
B
East coast of Japan
C
East coast of New Zealand
D
West coast of the USA
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3

What is a muntjack?

A
Pig
B
Rabbit
C
Chicken
D
Deer
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4

What is the name for the negative pressure generator invented by Robert Henderson and used extensively by Phillip Drinker and Louis Agassiz Shaw?

A
Flight simulator
B
Decompression chamber
C
Wind tunnel
D
Iron lung
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5

Peter Mayhew played which character in the original Star Wars trilogy ("Star Wars", "The Empire Strikes Back" & "Return of the Jedi")?

A
Darth Vader
B
Han Solo
C
Luke Skywalker
D
Chewbacca
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6

Who made the statue "Alison Lapper Pregnant" that was erected in Trafalgar Square, London, between September 2005 and October 2007?

A
Damien Hirst
B
Marc Quinn
C
Tracey Emin
D
Marcus Harvey
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7

What London landmark has served as the Royal Mint, the Public Records Office, a royal menagerie, a residence and a prison?

A
Tower of London
B
Buckingham Palace
C
Somerset House
D
The Monument
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