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Daily Quiz #130

General Knowledge Quiz for 27 May 2009

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1

Which of these was the name of a space shuttle?

A
Pequod
B
Argo
C
Nautilus
D
Atlantis
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2

Which of these cities is the most northern?

A
Madrid, Spain
B
Budapest, Hungary
C
Belgrade, Serbia
D
Bucharest, Romania
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3

Who directed "Pat Garrett and Billy The Kid", "Convoy", "The Wild Bunch" and "Cross of Iron"?

A
Sam Peckinpah
B
Kris Kristofferson
C
Quentin Tarantino
D
Alfred Hitchcock
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4

Pi, a mathematical constant whose value is the ratio of a circle's circumference to its diameter, is the same value as what other ratio?

A
GDP to GNP in a balanced economy
B
The hypotenuse to the sum of the other sides
C
The sum of the sides of a dodecahedron to one side
D
A circle's area to the square of its radius
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5

Who captained the Nautilus in "20,000 Leagues Under The Sea"?

A
Hook
B
Ahab
C
Kirk
D
Nemo
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6

Which of these is the best hand to have in blackjack?

A
King of hearts, ace of diamonds
B
Jack of clubs, 8 of hearts
C
Ace of diamonds, 8 of spades, 3 of clubs, 3 of hearts, 10 of clubs
D
10 of clubs, 10 of hearts
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7

In England, the Estates of the Realm are the Clergy, the Lords and the Commons. What is known as the "Fourth Estate"?

A
The farmers
B
The voters
C
The businessmen
D
The press
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