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Daily Quiz #1013

General Knowledge Quiz for 27 October 2011

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1

What was the name of the last of the six space shuttles that was built?

A
Discovery
B
Endeavour
C
Columbia
D
Challenger
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2

In 1947, Chuck Yeager was the first to do what in an aeroplane?

A
Fly under the Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco
B
Take off vertically
C
Break the sound barrier
D
Fly above 50,000 feet
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3

Where would you find a major domo?

A
The army
B
A grand household
C
In a polo team
D
Nixt to a minor domo
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4

Which of these is the name given to a strong, dry, dust-laden local wind that blows in the Sahara, Palestine, Israel, Jordan, Syria, and the deserts of Arabian Peninsula?

A
Bora
B
Mistral
C
Sirocco
D
Simoom
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5

In "Through the Looking Glass", Alice reads the "Jabberwocky" in an unusual way. What is it?

A
In a mirror
B
Underwater
C
Upside down
D
With one eye shut
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6

The US Civil War was fought between the Union Army and which other?

A
Degenerate
B
Confederate
C
Confronting
D
Considerate
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7

What was the name of the autobiography of motor racing commentator Murray Walker, published in 2003?

A
Unless I'm Very Much Mistaken
B
Stop the Startwatch!
C
He's Watching with his Injured Knee
D
Unique, Except for the Other One
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