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Daily Quiz #2039

General Knowledge Quiz for 18 August 2014

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1

Which pigment is named after an Italian city?

A
Sienna
B
Florence
C
Pisa
D
Rome
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2

What was the first finished product to roll off Henry Ford's moving assembly line established in 1913?

A
Camera
B
Ship
C
Car
D
TV set
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3

In physics what is the triple point?

A
The temperature and pressure where a substance exists in equilibrium as gas, liquid and solid
B
The three highest points at which water, nitrogen and carbon can exist as a solid at sea level
C
The moment in an explosion of equilibrium between chemical reaction, pressure and temperature
D
The point at which the magnetic poles reverse direction
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4

What does the "A" stand for in the insurance group AIG?

A
Associated
B
American
C
Australian
D
Allied
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5

In chess, castling involves the rook and which other piece?

A
Knight
B
Queen
C
King
D
Bishop
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6

Who wrote "The Thirty Nine Steps"?

A
Arthur C Clarke
B
John Buchan
C
Joseph Heller
D
Jules Verne
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7

The Jordan, Bear and Weber Rivers empty into which major lake in central USA?

A
Great Bear Lake
B
Lake of the Woods
C
Great Salt Lake
D
Lake Titicaca
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