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Daily Quiz #1116

General Knowledge Quiz for 7 February 2012

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1

Celadon is a shade of what colour?

A
Yellow
B
Blue
C
Red
D
Green
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2

In the southern states of the USA, which of these words is used to describe a type of swamp?

A
Chitlin
B
Gumbo
C
Juke
D
Bayou
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3

The Battle of Balaclava was in which war?

A
Crimean War
B
Korean War
C
World War I
D
English Civil War
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4

"The Haywain" is a painting by whom?

A
John Constable
B
Jackson Pollock
C
Jeff Osborne
D
Rembrandt
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5

What is the calculation "the square root of 1.5 times the height in feet = the answer in miles" used for?

A
Deep sea diving
B
Land surveying using trig stations
C
Hang gliding
D
Measuring the distance to the horizon
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6

What nationality was astronomer Tycho Brahe?

A
Polish
B
Greek
C
Italian
D
Danish
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7

Leighton Reece was the first world professional champion in what sport, in 1978?

A
Chess
B
Snooker
C
Darts
D
Discus
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