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Daily Quiz #1308

General Knowledge Quiz for 17 August 2012

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1

In which classic arcade game is the object to get an amphibian across a busy road?

A
Frogger
B
Crocker
C
Toad of Toad Hall
D
Splat!
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2

A synapse is a space where a nerve impulse travels between what?

A
Memories
B
Electrodes
C
Semi-conductors
D
Neurons
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3

Richard Colvin Reid is a self-admitted member of al-Qaeda who pleaded guilty in 2002 in US federal court to 8 criminal counts of terrorism stemming from his attempt to destroy a commercial aircraft in-flight by detonating explosives hidden where?

A
In his underpants
B
Under his hat
C
In his shoes
D
Up his jumper
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4

The "Alexandra", "Empress of Australia", "Gothic" and "Britannia" were what kind of ship?

A
Battleships
B
British Royal Yachts
C
America's Cup contenders
D
Ships owned by Aristotle Onassis
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5

Mick Rock has what occupation in the recording industry?

A
Recording engineer
B
CD cover designer
C
Record producer
D
Photographer
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6

What name is given to someone who can follow an animal that is some distance ahead in the wild?

A
Tracker
B
Boulevardier
C
Streeter
D
Roader
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7

The Haight Ashbury district, which became the center of the rise of a drug culture and rock-and-roll lifestyle by the mid '60s, is in which city?

A
Paris, France
B
San Francisco, California, USA,
C
London, England
D
New York, New York, USA
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