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Daily Quiz #1044

General Knowledge Quiz for 27 November 2011

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What game is played on a pitch up to 145 metres long and 90 metres wide with goalposts similar to a rugby union with a lower crossbar and a net similar to soccer, with scoring by putting the ball over the bar (for 1 point) or into the net (for 3)?

A
Rugby Union
B
Australian Rules Football
C
Gaelic football
D
Rugby League
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2

Which of these rivers flows into the Dead Sea?

A
Indus
B
Tigris
C
Jordan
D
Danube
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3

What is a synonym for "overweight"?

A
Ovate
B
Oblate
C
Obese
D
Oblique
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4

Whose forces were finally defeated at the Battle of Culloden?

A
Rob Roy
B
Oliver Cromwell
C
Macbeth
D
Bonnie Prince Charlie
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5

Who was the youngest person to be elected president of the USA?

A
Barack Obama
B
Teddy Roosevelt
C
John Kennedy
D
Abraham Lincoln
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6

Which of these is a photographer who was the basis for the character played by David Hemmings in Antonioni's 1966 film "Blowup"?

A
David Bailey
B
Cecil Beaton
C
George Eastman
D
Henri Cartier-Bresson
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7

In the acronym NTSC, used in the television industry, what does the "C" stand for?

A
Convergence
B
Commission
C
Committee
D
Camera
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