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It's Double Dutch to me!

Ten questions concerning the Dutch people. 10 Questions.

 
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He was the creator of the wall in Wall Street, the canal in Canal Street and the southern part of the street now called Broadway, all in New York. What is his name?

  • Captain Richard Nicholls
  • Henry Hudson
  • Peter Stuyvesant
  • Brant Arent Van Slechtenhorst

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He won the Indianapolis 500 (in 1990 and 1997), the 24 Hours of Daytona (1998), the Phoenix 200 and Nazareth 200 (both in 1991). What is his original name?

  • Arie Luyendijk
  • Gianpiero Moretti
  • Rob Slotemaker
  • Jan Lammers

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Rembrandt is a very, very famous Dutchman. What is his last name?

  • Van Gogh
  • Van Maas
  • Van Rhinet
  • Van Rijn

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This soccer player unofficially followed Pele as world's best player. He played and/or managed great teams including Ajax, Barcelona, Los Angeles Aztecs, Washington Diplomats and others. Who is he?

  • Frank Rijkaard
  • Marco van Basten
  • Johan Cruijff
  • Ruud Gullit

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Which invention or theory is not originally from the Dutch mathematician, astronomer and physicist Christian Huygens?

  • Bicycle pedal and cranks
  • Discovered Saturn's moon Titan
  • The second law of motion in a quadratic form
  • Balance spring clock

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Anne Frank is known for her diary which she wrote during the Second World War. She lived with her family in Amsterdam and is regarded as Dutch. But where was she actually born?

  • Poland
  • Germany
  • Austria
  • Belgium

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Ever heard of a Dutchman by the name of Wubbo Ockels? Yes, that is his real name. He played a role in an important event which took place in the third quarter of 1985. Which event?

  • Terrorist hijack of the Achille Lauro
  • Microsoft release of first version of Windows 1.0
  • Crash of a Japan Airlines Boeing 747
  • A flight in the Space Shuttle

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In the international movie industry a few Dutch performers have reached stardom. Which of these Dutch Hollywood dwellers is a director but began his career as a cameraman?

  • Rutger Hauer
  • Paul Verhoeven
  • Famke Janssen
  • Jan de Bont

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Which of these singles, performed by a Dutch artist, reached the highest ranking on the Billboard top 100?

  • Golden Earring – ”Radar Love”
  • Shocking Blue – ”Venus“
  • George Baker Selection – ”Little Green Bag"
  • Golden Earring - ”Twilight zone”

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This Dutch entrepreneur supplies the whole world with an alcoholic beverage. His first name is short - Fred. What is his last name?

  • Budweiser
  • Corona
  • Heineken
  • Carling

 

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