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Daily Quiz #987

General Knowledge Quiz for 1 October 2011

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1

What was tuberculosis previously known as?

A
Ague
B
Leprosy
C
Consumption
D
Smallpox
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2

Which of these people is most associated with the guitar?

A
Leo Fender
B
Antonio Stradivari
C
Henry E Steinway
D
Mstislav Rostropovich
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3

What is a fixed time of prayer of the Divine Office of almost all the traditional Christian liturgies, consisting mainly of psalms, said around 3 p.m.?

A
Nuttin
B
None
C
Zilch
D
Never
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4

The counties of Clinton, Delaware, Erie, Essex, Franklin, Jefferson, Madison, Nassau, Ontario, Orange, Orleans, Saratoga, Seneca, Ulster, Washington, Westchester and Wyoming are in what state of the USA?

A
Louisiana
B
California
C
New York
D
South Dakota
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5

Which of these is a playing position in rugby union?

A
Stay
B
Column
C
Shoring
D
Prop
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6

According to Greek legend, which of the 9 Muses was the muse of epic poetry?

A
Polymnia
B
Urania
C
Calliope
D
Erato
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7

In cloth weaving, both the warp and the weft threads may be visible, but in tapestry, all the warp threads are hidden in the completed work. What is this type of weaving called?

A
Weft-faced weaving
B
Warp-faced weaving
C
Warp-backed weaving
D
Weft-backed weaving
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