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Daily Quiz #1193

General Knowledge Quiz for 24 April 2012

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1

What goes through the Channel Tunnel that links Folkestone in the UK with Coquelles, near Calais in northern France?

A
Canal
B
8 lane motorway
C
Bridle path
D
Railway lines
Select from the options above.
2

The game of Roulette was created by which mathematician, physicist, and Catholic philosopher in the 17th century in his search for a perpetual motion machine?

A
Humphry Davy
B
Isaac Newton
C
Blaise Pascal
D
Charles Babbage
Select from the options above.
3

Which co-presenter of a programme for car enthusiasts has also presented "Brainiac: Science Abuse", "The Gunpowder Plot: Exploding the Legend", "Blast Lab" and "Invisible Worlds"?

A
James May
B
Richard Hammond
C
The Stig
D
Jeremy Clarkson
Select from the options above.
4

Which of Britain's Labour Prime Ministers was in office for the shortest continuous period?

A
Ramsay MacDonald
B
James Callaghan
C
Harold Wilson
D
Clement Attlee
Select from the options above.
5

David Gest, a concert promoter, was the fourth husband of whom from March 2002 until their divorce in April 2007?

A
Charlotte Church
B
Dinah Shore
C
Liza Minnelli
D
Barbra Streisand
Select from the options above.
6

Which of these is part of a car's transmission system?

A
Hard drive
B
Differential
C
Cavity magnetron
D
Receiver
Select from the options above.
7

What term is used to describe an influential and wealthy person?

A
Obese pig
B
Tubby puppy
C
Fat cat
D
Overweight horse
Select from the options above.
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