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Daily Quiz #263

General Knowledge Quiz for 7 October 2009

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1

Which of these is a ballet with music by the Russian composer Igor Stravinsky?

A
The Rite of Winter
B
The Rite of Spring
C
The Rite of Summer
D
The Rite of Autumn
Select from the options above.
2

Larry Mullins and Adam Clayton are the rhythm section for which band?

A
Coldplay
B
U2
C
The Killers
D
Steely Dan
Select from the options above.
3

Which islands in the South Pacific between New Guinea and South America were annexed by France in 1842?

A
Marquesas
B
Philippines
C
Marshall Islands
D
Marianas
Select from the options above.
4

In the 19th century, Edward Gibbon Wakefield set up which organisation to colonise New Zealand?

A
The Maori Land Group
B
The South Sea Bubble
C
The Australasian Land Company
D
The New Zealand Company
Select from the options above.
5

What was the name for a form of stencil duplicator used for making numerous copies of a document?

A
Mimeograph
B
Teleprinter
C
Offset printer
D
Pantograph
Select from the options above.
6

Which of these is a card game for 2 players who are dealt 12 cards each from a pack excluding the 2s to 6s, with the remainder placed face downwards?

A
Piquet
B
Poker
C
Baccarat
D
Chemin de Fer
Select from the options above.
7

Which inert gas with a density 2.8 that of air was discovered by Ramsay and Travers in 1895?

A
Xenon
B
Argon
C
Krypton
D
Neon
Select from the options above.
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