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Daily Quiz #1335

General Knowledge Quiz for 13 September 2012

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Which of these is a city in the Aleutian Islands, part of the US state of Alaska?

A
Unalaska
B
Inalaska
C
Nonalaska
D
Exalaska
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2

What is the name for a squirrel's nest?

A
Drey
B
Nuthouse
C
Chickory
D
Squandry
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3

Which of these paintings was initially described by critics as "a coquette in a carriage" and "a provocatively beautiful woman, all in velvet and fur, throwing you a sneeringly sensuous glance from a luxurious carriage - is this not one of the effluvia of big cities that allow contemptible women, dressed in outfits purchased for the price of their female chastity, onto the streets"?

A
"Femme aux Bras Croisés" by Pablo Picasso
B
"La Gioconda" by Leonardo da Vinci
C
"Golconde" by René Magritte
D
"Portrait of an Unknown Woman" by Ivan Kramskoi
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4

In 1965, who became the first person to summit Mount Kennedy, at the time the highest mountain in Canada that had not yet been climbed, that had been named in honour of John F Kennedy after his assassination?

A
John Kennedy Jr.
B
Edward Kennedy
C
Robert Kennedy
D
Caroline Kennedy
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5

The French song "Alouette" describes plucking what kind of bird?

A
Sparrow
B
Lark
C
Duck
D
Goose
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6

Who commanded the Spartan fleet in the Hellespont, which defeated the Athenians at Aegospotami in 405 BC?

A
Pyrrhus
B
Pelopidas
C
Dion
D
Lysander
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7

In golf, what is the term for "one stroke under par"?

A
Birdie
B
Condor
C
Albatross
D
Elephant
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