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Daily Quiz #535

General Knowledge Quiz for 6 July 2010

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1

In the southern hemisphere, the winds associated with a cyclone, a region of low pressure, blow in which direction?

A
Clockwise
B
Anti-clockwise
C
North
D
South
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2

Which TV series followed the exploits of Father Ted Crilly, Father Dougal McGuire and the retired Father Jack Hackett, who preside over a parish on Craggy Island?

A
Ballykissangel
B
Father Ted
C
All Gas and Gaiters
D
Oh, Father!
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3

Where was a nuclear reactor accident that resulted in a severe release of radioactivity following a massive power excursion which destroyed the reactor on 26 April 1986 at 01:23:45 a.m.?

A
Chernobyl
B
Sellafield
C
8 Mile
D
St Petersburg
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4

Who was the British nurse executed on 12 October 1915 for harbouring wounded and refugee soldiers in Brussels during the German occupation, and assisting escapes to Holland?

A
Florence Nightingale
B
Edith Cavell
C
Mata Hari
D
Tokyo Rose
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5

In what year was the first demonstration of a helicopter lifting itself organised by Louis Breguet and Professor Richet?

A
1917
B
1951
C
1946
D
1907
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6

At Turin (2006), who became the first Canadian to win five medals in one Olympic Games?

A
Danielle Goyette
B
Eric Heiden
C
GaƩtan Boucher
D
Cindy Klassen
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7

Goidelic is one type of the Celtic language. What is the other?

A
Catatonic
B
Histrionic
C
Brythonic
D
Boadiceaic
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