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Daily Quiz #552

General Knowledge Quiz for 23 July 2010

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1

The Tri Nations Championship played between South Africa, New Zealand and Australia, was in what sport?

A
Rugby union
B
Cricket
C
Baseball
D
Hockey
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2

Which of these is not a perfect number?

A
28
B
6
C
494
D
8,128
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3

In the song "The Twelve Days of Christmas", what were there five of?

A
Gold rings
B
French hens
C
Turtle doves
D
Calling birds
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4

What was the stage name of Jean François Gravelet, a French acrobat who crossed Niagara Falls in 1859 on a tightrope 160 feet above the water?

A
Evel Knievel
B
Charles Blondin
C
Prince Rainier
D
Marcel Marceau
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5

Which 19th century French artist is best known for his illustrations for the "Bible", "Paradise Lost", Dante's "Inferno", "Don Quixote" and the works of Rabelais and Balzac?

A
M C Escher
B
Gustave Doré
C
Aubrey Beardsley
D
Heath Robinson
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6

During the Cold War, what Eastern European alliance was the equivalent of NATO?

A
Pravda
B
Arab League
C
SMERSH
D
Warsaw Pact
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7

The Epcot Centre is part of which tourist attraction?

A
Kakadu National Park
B
Universal Studios
C
Walt Disney World
D
Lincoln Memorial
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