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Daily Quiz #991

General Knowledge Quiz for 5 October 2011

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Which of these is a Chinese lottery game, popular in Oceania in the 19th Century, which is based on Chinese characters?

A
Sudoku
B
Lotto
C
Pakapoo
D
Parcheesi
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2

What relation are Billy Ray Cyrus and Miley Cyrus to each other?

A
Uncle and niece
B
Brother and sister
C
Father and daughter
D
Son and mother
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3

Why do American Airlines Flights 11 and 77 and United Airlines Flights 93 and 175 feature in the history of the USA?

A
The "9/11" terrorist attacks
B
Commercial flights used by George W Bush when Air Force One had engine failure
C
The first flights from the newly-named Los Angeles International Airport in 1949
D
The first flights to land at New York Municipal Airport (now LaGuardia) when it opened in 1939
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4

In geometry, there is a name for convex polyhedrons that are regular, of which there are 5 types. Generically, what kind of solid are they called?

A
Hippocratic
B
Socratic
C
Platonic
D
Homeric
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5

Which abolitionist was hung in 1859 for his role in the Harper's Ferry Raid and played a major role in starting the Civil War?

A
John Brown
B
John Hancock
C
Yankee Doodle
D
William Wilberforce
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6

The Chicago River eventually empties into what?

A
Gulf of Mexico
B
Lake Michigan
C
Atlantic Ocean
D
Pacific Ocean
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7

What is the next in this series: 1 Thessalonians, 2 Thessalonians, 1 Timothy, 2 Timothy ... ?

A
Titus
B
Philemon
C
Hebrews
D
Colossians
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