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Daily Quiz #1371

General Knowledge Quiz for 19 October 2012

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1

What was invented by Rene Laennec in the early 19th century?

A
Stethoscope
B
Velcro
C
Post-it Notes
D
Mobile phone
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2

Where was the "Equitable Life Building", the first office building to feature passenger elevators?

A
120 Broadway, New York City, New York
B
3435 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, California
C
100 Montgomery Street,San Francisco, California
D
1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, D.C.,
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3

London Bridge, bought for US$2.5 million from the City of London when the bridge was replaced in 1968, crosses a 930ft (280m) long man-made canal in Lake Havasu City in which US state?

A
Arizona
B
New Mexico
C
Nevada
D
Iowa
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4

What is the early morning or night prayer service in the Roman Catholic, Anglican, Lutheran and Eastern Orthodox churches, used in some Protestant denominations to describe morning services?

A
Matins
B
Matinee
C
Madrigal
D
Mornington
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5

Which two teams set a record for the total number of points (96) scored in an NFL playoff match when they met in January 2010?

A
Arizona Cardinals and the Green Bay Packers
B
Indianapolis Colts and New Orleans Saints
C
Baltimore Ravens and Philadelphia Eagles
D
San Diego Chargers and New England Patriots
Select from the options above.
6

"The Debate", an hour-long episode of which TV series was aired live on 6 November 2005, with different broadcasts for East and West Coast audiences?

A
The X Files
B
Friends
C
The West Wing
D
Two and a Half Men
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7

Which of these is the branch of internal medicine and pediatrics dealing with the study of the function and diseases of the kidney?

A
Nephrology
B
Phrenology
C
Pharmacology
D
Narcolepsy
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