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Daily Quiz #79

General Knowledge Quiz for 6 April 2009

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1

Nitroglycerin is made by treating glycerin with nitric acid and … what?

A
Amorphous hydroxide
B
Citric acid
C
Lead
D
Sulphuric acid
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2

What latin phrase means "unaccompanied" when applied to music?

A
A capella
B
A priori
C
Ad absurdam
D
Ad augusta
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3

In what sport is the object to get one's balls as close to the "jack" as possible?

A
Curling
B
Bowls
C
Tennis
D
Skittles
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4

Which American screenwriter, producer, director, actor, author and editor, most productive in the 1950's, made "Plan 9 From Outer Space", "Glen or Glenda" and "Bride Of The Monster"?

A
Fred Zinnermann
B
Ed Wood
C
Edward Woodward
D
Roy Rowland
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5

Who wrote the music for the musical “Mamma Mia!”?

A
Benny Andersson & Björn Ulvaeus
B
Andrew Lloyd Webber
C
George Gershwin
D
Elton John
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6

What organisation financed Henry Hudson's voyage when he explored much of what is now Hudson Strait and Hudson Bay in 1610?

A
Muscovy Company
B
Hudson’s Bay Company
C
Virginia Company with the British East India Company
D
Dutch East India Company
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7

What light display in Antarctica is caused by atomic bombardment from the sun on the earth's magnetic field?

A
Aurora Australis
B
Aurora Borealis
C
Southern Cross
D
The Shiner
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