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Daily Quiz #1215

General Knowledge Quiz for 16 May 2012

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1

Michelangelo sculpted his statue of David in which century?

A
14th
B
15th
C
16th
D
17th
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2

A "shar pei" is a type of what?

A
Building material
B
Boat
C
Knife
D
Dog
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3

What fruit is mentioned in the official nickname of the US state of Georgia?

A
Pomegranate
B
Pear
C
Plum
D
Peach
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4

What are muslin and chenille?

A
Fabrics
B
1980s folk duo
C
Eastern religions
D
Computer viruses
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5

Where was the Peninsular War?

A
South Africa
B
Crimean Peninsula
C
Iberian peninsula
D
Philippines
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6

In 47 BC, after the war with Pharnaces II of Pontus in the city of Zela (now known as Zile, in Turkey), who is credited with saying "Veni, vidi, vici"?

A
Alexander the Great
B
Julius Caesar
C
Genghis Khan
D
Winston Churchill
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7

Chip Ganassi is a prominent figure in what sport?

A
Speed eating
B
Motor racing
C
Lumberjack competition
D
Snail racing
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