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Daily Quiz #181

General Knowledge Quiz for 17 July 2009

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1

Altogether, how many strings are there on the four instruments in a traditional string quartet?

A
17
B
18
C
20
D
16
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2

In 2008, the game of Cluedo was updated as “Cluedo Reinvention" with some new weapons. Which one of these was in the original game?

A
Axe
B
Bat
C
Lead pipe
D
Trophy
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3

Charles Lindbergh became famous by flying which aeroplane?

A
The Spirit of St Louis
B
Enola Gay
C
Endeavour
D
Paris or Bust
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4

What town in South Australia has served a weapons-testing range since the 1950s, was the site of a detention facility for asylum seekers and refugees from 1999 to 2003, and was home to the Nurrungar satellite ground station until 1999?

A
Woomera
B
Nurrungar
C
Geelong
D
Gympie
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5

Who led the expedition that discovered The Titanic on the bed of the Atlantic Ocean?

A
Robert Ballard
B
Peter Gimbel and Joseph Fox
C
David Mearns
D
Capt. Alvin Golden
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6

What infectious disease, caused by a virus, is characterised by the eruption of successive crops of blisters?

A
Chickenpox
B
Measles
C
Mumps
D
Whooping cough
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7

The character Frasier Crane (Kelsey Grammer) featured in his own successful spin-off ("Frasier") from which US TV series?

A
Family Guy
B
Happy Days
C
Will and Grace
D
Cheers
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