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Daily Quiz #129

General Knowledge Quiz for 26 May 2009

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1

What are oysters wrapped in bacon called?

A
Scotch egg
B
Devils on horseback
C
Pigs in a blanket
D
Angels on horseback
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2

How did Eric Robert Rudolph, an American terrorist, try to disrupt the Summer Olympics in 1996 in Atlanta?

A
Detonated a bomb at the Centennial Olympic Park
B
Took a rifle into the shooting venue and threatened spectators
C
Hi-jacked a plane and threatened to fly it into the stadium
D
Took 13 competitors hostage and asked for the release of 12 Israeli prisoners
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3

Who perfected a process in 1880 for making sensitive gelatine dry plates for photography, and patented photographic roll film in 1884?

A
Louis Daguerre
B
George Eastman
C
Frederick Scott Archer
D
Gabriel Lippmann
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4

What infectious disease is characterised by catarrh of the respiratory tract and paroxysms of coughing?

A
Measles
B
Chickenpox
C
Mumps
D
Whooping cough
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5

How many white stripes are there on the flag of the USA?

A
13
B
6
C
7
D
52
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6

The song "Diamonds Are A Girl's Best Friend" is from which musical?

A
Damn Yankees
B
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
C
L'il Abner
D
Oklahoma!
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7

The USS "Constitution", launched in 1797, earned the nickname of "Old Ironsides" when she defeated the British warship HMS Guerriere in the War of 1812. What is her hull made of?

A
Plastic
B
Iron
C
Steel
D
Wood
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