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Daily Quiz #2838

General Knowledge Quiz for 25 October 2016

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1

What did US president Harry S. Truman's middle initial stand for?

A
Solomon
B
Shippe
C
Nothing
D
Simon
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2

In which film does Tom Cruise play Count Claus Schenk von Stauffenberg?

A
Between Friends
B
The Plot
C
The Bunker
D
Valkyrie
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3

In the sport of curling what is meant by "to wick the stone"?

A
Draw off water under it by capillary action
B
Touch a stationary stone with the stone just enough for the played stone to change direction
C
Make it lively, or vigorous
D
Observe it out of the corner of an eye
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4

In what country is the Sennar Dam on the Blue Nile river?

A
Ethiopia
B
Egypt
C
Sudan
D
Uganda
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5

"Hermaphrodite" is a term used to describe what about a person?

A
They like snails
B
They deliver love letters
C
They possess primary sexual organs or other sexual characteristics of both male and female
D
They are interested in Greek literature
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6

Record medal winner in the Rio Olympics 2016 Simone Biles from the USA competed in what discipline?

A
Diving
B
Rhythmic gymnastics
C
Swimming
D
Gymnastics
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7

Who was the cause of a political scandal after being allowed to stay in the USA in May 2010, despite a 2004 deportation order?

A
Jacob Zuma
B
Zeituni Onyango
C
Kofi Annan
D
Kipchoge Keino
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