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Daily Quiz #182

General Knowledge Quiz for 18 July 2009

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1

In September 1905 the government of New South Wales, Australia, voted to buy 1,000 miles of netting in attempt to control what?

A
Aborigines
B
Rabbits
C
Dingoes
D
Frogs
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2

Matricide takes place when ... ?

A
Someone kills their mother
B
A woman kills her child
C
Someone is killed while lying in bed
D
A carpet is used to smother someone
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3

Which lighthouse, the fourth to be built on the site since 1698, is 9 statute miles (14 km) south west of Rame Head on the Cornish / Devon coast of Britain?

A
Eddystone
B
Bishop Rock
C
Beachy Head
D
Trinity House
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4

What are the names of the twins born to Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie?

A
Brooklyn and Romeo
B
Vivienne and Knox
C
Starbase and Moon Unit
D
William and Harry
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5

What term is applied to an animal or plant produced by crossing two different varieties?

A
Albino
B
Hybrid
C
Mulatto
D
Dingo
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6

What contest, held between 24 teams, was played in Dubai between 5 and 7 March 2009, and was won by Wales?

A
World Underwater Hockey Championship
B
Orienteering World Cup
C
Rugby Sevens World Cup
D
World Baseball Classic
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7

Who was elected joint Vice-Chancellor by the Swiss Federal Assembly in August 2005 and became Federal Chancellor of Switzerland in December 2007?

A
Jennifer Don Juan
B
Lella Lothario
C
Corina Casanova
D
Janet Bond
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