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Daily Quiz #1477

General Knowledge Quiz for 2 February 2013

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1

Guion “Guy” Bluford, Jr. made history as what in 1983?

A
First person to play trumpet underwater
B
First African American in space
C
First legally recognised sex-change in the USA
D
First jazz drummer to have 5 #1 hit records
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2

Who played Rick, the self-proclaimed anarchist who writes poetry and calls himself "The People's Poet" in the UK TV series "The Young Ones"?

A
Nigel Planer
B
Rik Mayall
C
Adrian Edmondson
D
Christopher Ryan
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3

The national team of the Iroquois League was admitted to the international federation for what sport in 1990 and competes internationally, the only native American/First Nations team to do so?

A
Snowboarding
B
Ice hockey
C
Lacrosse
D
Dog sled racing
Select from the options above.
4

A cantata is a piece of music based on what?

A
Folk music
B
Birdsong
C
A religious text
D
Sounds of nature
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5

Which ancient people with a conferacy of 5 cities (Ekron, Ashdod, Gath, Askalon and Gaza) came into conflict with Israel under Samson, Samuel and David?

A
Philippians
B
Persians
C
Philistines
D
Macedonians
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6

What type of computer uses three possible values in its calculations: the digits -1, 0, and +1?

A
Binary computer
B
Ternary computer
C
Indecisive computer
D
Government computer
Select from the options above.
7

Which of these is north of the equator?

A
Peru
B
Easter Island
C
Ivory Coast
D
Paraguay
Select from the options above.
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