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Daily Quiz #1351

General Knowledge Quiz for 29 September 2012

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1

What measurement has been used for the intensity of earthquakes?

A
Torino Scale
B
Beaufort scale
C
Richter scale
D
TORRO scale
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2

Which English King was married to Eleanor of Aquitaine?

A
Richard I
B
Henry I
C
Henry V
D
Henry II
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3

Which 20th century American composer wrote the American Festival overture in 1939, and Symphony No. 3 considered the most important new work of 1942, and won the Pulitzer Prize in 1943?

A
Robert Schumann
B
William Schuman
C
Clara Wieck Schumann
D
Walter Schumann
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4

Italian brothers Francesco and Edoardo Molinari play what sport?

A
Soccer
B
Tennis
C
Golf
D
Squash
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5

In which sea is The Grenadines island chain?

A
Caribbean
B
Aegean
C
South China
D
Caspian
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6

Who created the work "A Thousand Years", consisting of a cow's head, maggots and an insect electrocutor?

A
Damien Hirst
B
Salvador Dali
C
David Hockney
D
Barbara Hepworth
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7

What is an insincere expression of sorrow?

A
Snake eyes
B
Alligator blood
C
Tortoise shell
D
Crocodile tears
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