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Daily Quiz #1491

General Knowledge Quiz for 16 February 2013

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1

Which Canadian won the 1988 Eurovision Song Contest representing Switzerland?

A
Leonard Cohen
B
Deanna Durbin
C
Celine Dion
D
Kate McGarrigle
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2

In what sport does the equipment include a spider, a hook rest and a half butt?

A
Shooting
B
Fencing
C
Gymnastics
D
Snooker
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3

What alloy is made of 12% tin and 88% copper?

A
Bronze
B
Steel
C
Brass
D
Pewter
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4

Ludwig van Beethoven's Symphony No. 6 in F major (Op. 68) is known as what?

A
The Pastoral Symphony
B
Choral
C
The Eroica
D
Ode to Joy
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5

Which state in the USA is equidistant from the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, containing both the geographic centre of the 48 contiguous USA states and the geodetic centre of North America?

A
Colorado
B
Kansas
C
Nebraska
D
Oklahoma
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6

What links a type of footwear, the home of NATO, the best known military exploit of an early British Prime Minister, and the final days of freedom for a short Corsican commander?

A
Puss in Boots
B
Blue Suede Shoes
C
Brussels
D
The Lynx Effect
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7

What does the "B" stand for in the civil order known in the UK and Ireland as ASBO?

A
British
B
Business
C
Black
D
Behaviour
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