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Daily Quiz #1392

General Knowledge Quiz for 9 November 2012

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1

What was the first name of the "Rambo" character created by Sylvester Stallone?

A
John
B
James
C
Jeff
D
Jesus
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2

Which of these is a tropical bird with long toes and claws that enables it to walk on floating vegetation?

A
Albatross
B
Jacana
C
Flamingo
D
Toucan
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3

Which of these people was born first?

A
James Cook
B
Captain Scott
C
Marco Polo
D
Christopher Columbus
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4

What is the word in music for any set of different notes that is heard as if sounding simultaneously?

A
Chord
B
Octave
C
Chorus
D
Unison
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5

Which of these countries is furthest north?

A
Guatemala
B
Honduras
C
Nicaragua
D
Costa Rica
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6

In 1835, why did Richard Lawrence, an unemployed housepainter from England, fail in the first attempt to kill a sitting President of the US, Andrew Jackson?

A
Jackson rode past too quickly and Lawrence missed
B
He tripped on the kerb and shot both his own feet
C
The horse Lawrence was sitting on bolted at the critical moment
D
Both his pistols misfired
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7

Which of these is a simplified form of poker?

A
Five Card Brag
B
Six Card Skite
C
Seven Card Liar
D
Four Card Boast
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