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Daily Quiz #1006

General Knowledge Quiz for 20 October 2011

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1

Which of these made his fortune from shipping?

A
Rupert Murdoch
B
Aristotle Onassis
C
John Paul Getty
D
George H W Bush
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2

The Sabine River forms the border of Texas with what other area?

A
Louisiana
B
Mexico
C
Oklahoma
D
Arkansas
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3

Which of these is not a component of the Japanese writing system?

A
Katakana
B
Hiragana
C
Masala
D
Kanji
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4

The song "I Whistle A Happy Tune" is from which musical?

A
The King and I
B
The Sound of Music
C
Aspects of Love
D
South Pacific
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5

In the human body, what does melanin determine?

A
Hairiness
B
Eye colour
C
Skin colour
D
Intelligence
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6

Which of these rings has a red and blue corner?

A
Bull ring
B
Boxing ring
C
Smoke ring
D
Engagement ring
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7

The Volstead Act, that became law in the USA on 28 October 1919, concerned what?

A
Interest rate controls
B
Restrictions on immigration
C
Tax on share dividends
D
Prohibition of alcohol
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