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Daily Quiz #630

General Knowledge Quiz for 9 October 2010

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Up to 31 December 2009, which of these was the last to have a solo number one hit on the English charts?

A
Melanie C (from the Spice Girls)
B
Robbie Williams (from Take That)
C
Gary Barlow (from Take That)
D
Geri Halliwell (from the Spice Girls)
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2

In the acronym PAL, used in the television industry, what does the "L" stand for?

A
Line
B
Limit
C
Look
D
Learn
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3

How was Marie Antoinette killed?

A
Eaten by ants
B
Shot
C
Guillotined
D
Drowned
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4

What character was played by Ronnie Barker in the TV series "Open All Hours"?

A
Spock
B
Benson
C
Tribble
D
Arkwright
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5

Excluding Antarctica, which continent reaches the furthest south?

A
South America
B
Africa
C
Australia
D
Asia
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6

What is the next in this series: St. Devote, Massenet, Casino Square , Mirabeau, Loews ... ?

A
Virage Antony Noghes
B
Portier
C
Piscine
D
Tabac
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7

What is the term for playing a piece of music in a key other that in which it is written?

A
Disposition
B
Perfect Pitch
C
Allocation
D
Transposition
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