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Daily Quiz #1463

General Knowledge Quiz for 19 January 2013

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1

For the type of bet called a "Quinella", how many horses are picked?

A
2
B
5
C
3
D
4
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2

Which cable suspension road bridge, known as "Galloping Gertie", was completely destroyed due to "aeroelastic flutter" on 7 November 1940?

A
Tacoma Narrows Bridge
B
Tay Bridge
C
Golden Gate Bridge
D
Brooklyn Bridge
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3

Aberdeen is known as what?

A
The City of Love
B
The City of Churches
C
The Granite City
D
The Paper Tiger
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4

Joseph Pulitzer, founder of the Pulitzer Prizes, made his fortune from what?

A
Furniture making
B
Oil
C
Horse racing
D
Newspapers
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5

The first father and son win at the Oscars was in 1948 when John Huston won the award for Directing and for Writing Adapted Screenplay and his father Walter Huston won the award for Best Supporting Actor. Which film had they worked on together to win these awards?

A
The Treasure of the Sierra Madre
B
The Maltese Falcon
C
Casablanca
D
Singin' in the Rain
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6

What is the term used in wine making for the catalyst function that turns grape juice into an alcoholic beverage when yeast interacts with sugars in the juice to create ethanol and carbon dioxide?

A
Pigmentation
B
Segmentation
C
Permutation
D
Fermentation
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7

Which of these is a type of semi-automatic pistol?

A
Fortisip TLC
B
Taschen TPR
C
Walther PPK
D
Cornell WHB
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