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Daily Quiz #168

General Knowledge Quiz for 4 July 2009

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1

What is "A" in the International Radio Alphabet?

A
Adam
B
Apple
C
Alpha
D
Aardvark
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2

Viewed from Earth, Venus crosses the sun twice every 100 to 120 years or so, about 8 years apart. The next is on 10-11 December 2117. When was the last?

A
10-11 December 1882
B
8 June 2004
C
1 January 2000
D
5-6 June 2012
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3

Who was physician to James I and Charles I, and whose chief discovery was to describe completely and in detail the systemic circulation and properties of blood being pumped to the brain and body by the heart, which he published in 1628?

A
William Harvey
B
Henry Gray
C
John Snow
D
Edward Jenner
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4

Where did Sherlock Holmes lose his struggle with Moriarty but did not die after all?

A
Eiffel Tower
B
Reichenbach Falls
C
Mont Blanc
D
London Bridge
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5

What is the maximum number of individual players for Ludo?

A
6
B
4
C
10
D
2
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6

What is the oldest existing lighthouse in America, built in 1764?

A
Boston Light, Little Brewster Island, Massachusetts
B
Sandy Hook Lighthouse, New Jersey
C
Charleston Light, Sullivan's Island, South Carolina
D
Morris Island Light, South Carolina
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7

The Union Jack, the British flag, is a combination of flags of different saints. Where does the blue come from?

A
St Patrick
B
St George
C
St Andrew
D
St David
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