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Daily Quiz #169

General Knowledge Quiz for 5 July 2009

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1

Babe Ruth played for which Major League Baseball team in 1936?

A
Boston Braves
B
Philadelphia Phillies
C
New York Giants
D
Brooklyn Robins
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2

Lake Huron is connected by the Sault Ste. Marie Canal to which other lake?

A
Michigan
B
Erie
C
Ontario
D
Superior
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3

What is known in poker as "dead man's hand"

A
Aces and eights
B
Kings and nines
C
Flush in hearts
D
Ace high straight
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4

For a constant sound wave, what is the distance between successive crests called?

A
Wavelength
B
Frequency
C
Amplitude
D
Power
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5

Which character in "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" appears frequently in drag?

A
Frank n Furter
B
Riff-Raff
C
Everett V. Scott
D
Rocky Horror
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6

Who were the brothers of Helen of Troy?

A
Rosencrantz and Guildenstern
B
Castor and Pollux
C
Scylla and Charybdis
D
The Captain and Tenile
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7

What appeared in a newspaper for the first time on 22 March 1904 in the USA's "Daily Illustrated Mirror"?

A
The photo finish of a horse race
B
Times New Roman typeface
C
Pictures of entertainers, not just politicians
D
Colour photographs
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