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Daily Quiz #83

General Knowledge Quiz for 10 April 2009

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What event affecting television happened in the United States on 8 September 2008 and in Canada on 31 August 2011?

A
Beginning of cessation of analog transmissions
B
Deregulation of broadcasting organisations
C
Abolition of the FCC
D
Legislation requiring broadcasts in ethnic languages
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2

What disaster occurred on the San Andreas Fault in 1906?

A
Great Chicago Fire
B
Fire of Moscow
C
Kobe earthquake
D
San Francisco earthquake
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3

In the TV series "The Flintstones", who were the parents of Pebbles and Bam Bam?

A
Barney & Betty (both)
B
Fred & Wilma (Pebbles); Barney & Betty (Bam Bam)
C
Fred & Wilma (both)
D
Fred & Wilma (Bam Bam); Barney & Betty (Pebbles)
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4

What was the occupation of Vaslav Nijinsky from 1908?

A
Author
B
Nuclear scientist
C
Dancer and choreographer
D
Aeroplane designer
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5

What was the first combat aircraft to provide cabin pressurisation for the crew?

A
B29 Bomber
B
Spitfire
C
Lancaster bomber
D
Camel
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6

Middelburg is the capital of which province in the South West of The Netherlands?

A
Groningen
B
Zeeland
C
Limburg
D
Utrecht
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7

What tennis tournament, first played in 1877, is the oldest in the world?

A
U.S. Open
B
French Open
C
Wimbledon
D
Australian Open
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