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Daily Quiz #752

General Knowledge Quiz for 8 February 2011

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1

In November 1986, US President Ronald Reagan set up the Tower Commission to investigate what?

A
Whether more national monuments were desirable
B
The Iran Contra scandal
C
Construction methods for tall buildings
D
Safety standards for city airports
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2

What is the name of the place where water comes out of the ground?

A
Autumn
B
Summer
C
Spring
D
Winter
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3

What is a form of word play that deliberately exploits ambiguity between similar-sounding words for humorous or rhetorical effect?

A
Pun
B
Neologism
C
Alliteration
D
Simile
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4

Endeavour Strait runs between which two pieces of land?

A
England and France
B
Australian mainland and Prince of Wales Island
C
Alaska and the USSR
D
Cuba and the USA
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5

Which of these is a catch-phrase from the TV series "Hawaii Five-O"?

A
Look out, he's behind the door
B
Oh no, not again
C
She loves you, yeah, yeah, yeah.
D
Book 'em, Dano
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6

In 2008, who was nicknamed "The King of Clay"?

A
Todd Woodbridge
B
Roger Federer
C
David Nalbandian
D
Rafael Nadal
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7

In the 1990 film "Dick Tracy", which starred Warren Beatty, Al Pacino, Glenne Headly and Charlie Korsmo, who played the role of "Breathless Mahoney", an entertainer at Club Ritz who tries to steal Tracy from Tess Trueheart?

A
Britney Spears
B
Madonna
C
Paris Hilton
D
Demi Moore
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