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Daily Quiz #1942

General Knowledge Quiz for 13 May 2014

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1

What is the setting for the Steve Miner film "Lake Placid"?

A
Amity Island
B
Bodega Bay
C
Black Lake, Maine
D
Haddonfield, Illinois
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2

The föhn is what?

A
A rock formation
B
A type of rain
C
A wind
D
A tropical plant
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3

Which US president was behind "The Indian Removal Act" of 1830, which paved the way for the reluctant and often forcible emigration of tens of thousands of American Indians to the West?

A
George Washington
B
Thomas Jefferson
C
Abraham Lincoln
D
Andrew Jackson
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4

Which Greek mathematician, from the 1st century BC, is best known for the theorem which bears his name and for leading a group who discovered square numbers and proposed that the earth was round, planets have an axis, and they travel around the sun?

A
Socrates
B
Archimedes
C
Plato
D
Pythagoras
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5

An endomorph has what physical characteristic?

A
Ability to change into a different shape
B
Thinness
C
Fatness
D
No heart
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6

Which of these words is used on a menu to mean a thin slice of meat?

A
Elope
B
Escargot
C
Escalope
D
Ennui
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7

Zara Phillips, the daughter of Princess Anne of the UK, is associated most with which of these?

A
Wig making
B
Board sailing
C
Singing
D
Horses
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