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Daily Quiz #539

General Knowledge Quiz for 10 July 2010

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1

What was the occupation of St Peter, the leader of the Apostles?

A
Fisherman
B
Carpenter
C
Tax Collector
D
Telephone technician
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2

The capital of the USA is named after which US president?

A
Bill Clinton
B
George Bush
C
Thomas Jefferson
D
George Washington
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3

According to the legend, Peeping Tom was looking at whom?

A
Princess Diana
B
Queen Victoria
C
Lady Godiva
D
Queen Guinevere
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4

Which long-running British TV series which began as a one-off drama entitled "Woodentop" revolves around the lives of policemen stationed at Sun Hill?

A
Cold Case
B
NYPD Blue
C
Attachments
D
The Bill
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5

What is the term for light created by means of heat?

A
Fluorescence
B
Incandescence
C
Ambience
D
Deviance
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6

Which 17th century French philosopher, mathematician, scientist and writer developed the Cartesian coordinate system, thus founding analytic geometry, the bridge between algebra and geometry and crucial to the invention of calculus?

A
Nicholas Mercator
B
Isaac Newton
C
Johannes Kepler
D
René Descartes
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7

What is the next in the series: Chamonix, France; St. Moritz, Switzerland; Lake Placid, United States; Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany?

A
Squaw Valley, United States
B
Oslo, Norway
C
Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy
D
St. Moritz, Switzerland
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