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Daily Quiz #1507

General Knowledge Quiz for 4 March 2013

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1

What name was commonly used for the struggle that emerged after World War II between capitalism and communism that centred around the USSR & the USA and their partners, that lasted from about 1947 to 1991?

A
The Big Freeze
B
The Mexican Stand-Off
C
The Cold War
D
The Gulf
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2

The New Stone Age was in what period?

A
Neolithic
B
Palaeolithic
C
Holocene
D
Pleistocene
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3

Where is the stratovolcano called Ojos del Salado, the highest volcano in the world [6,891 metres (22,608 ft)] and the second highest mountain in the Western Hemisphere?

A
In the Ahaggar Mountains, in the Sahara Desert
B
In the Pyrenees just north of Andorra
C
In the Apennine Mountains, west of Turin
D
In the Andes on the Argentina-Chile border
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4

Which of these means "at a steady, dignified pace"?

A
Maestoso
B
Legato
C
Falsetto
D
Lento
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5

Lacrosse, thought to have been played by at least 1100 AD and originally a ceremonial ritual with up to 1,000 people, currently (except in Box lacrosse) involves how many players?

A
50
B
6
C
2
D
20
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6

Alecia Beth Moore is better known by what stage name?

A
Brown Sugar
B
Baby Blue
C
Green Onions
D
Pink
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7

What was the name of his backing band for Bill Haley on the record "Rock Around the Clock" that was released in 1954?

A
The Pacemakers
B
The Crickets
C
The Dakotas
D
The Comets
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