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Daily Quiz #1634

General Knowledge Quiz for 9 July 2013

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1

One of the longest ruling monarchs of the 20th century and a massive and dangerous volcano in the USA share which name?

A
Augustine
B
Lassen
C
Rainier
D
Helen
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2

A "basho" is a tournament for what sport?

A
Polo
B
BMX Racing
C
Sumo wrestling
D
Cliff diving
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3

What term is used for the actress that has the main part in a film or play?

A
Head girl
B
Guiding woman
C
Leading lady
D
Front maiden
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4

Who was a boogie-woogie, blues, gospel and jazz pianist and singer who worked with various musicians including Memphis Slim and Mose Vinson and appeared in two films, but did not record his debut album until he was almost eighty years of age?

A
Booker T. Laury
B
Jelly Roll Morton
C
Scott Joplin
D
Otis Spann
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5

It started as a long-running radio series, became an even longer-running TV series the first episode of which was introduced by John Wayne. Which was it?

A
Bonanza
B
Gunsmoke
C
The Adventures of Philip Marlowe
D
I Love Lucy
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6

Which of these is the art of growing miniature trees, or woody plants shaped as trees?

A
Sushi
B
Karate
C
Bonsai
D
Origami
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7

How many different people were President of the USA in the first 200 years after 30 April 1789?

A
40
B
41
C
39
D
42
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