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Daily Quiz #1517

General Knowledge Quiz for 14 March 2013

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In 1846, using mathematical predictions by French mathematician Urbain Le Verrier, German astronomer Johann Gottfried Galle became the first person to observe which planet?

A
Uranus
B
Saturn
C
Neptune
D
Mercury
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2

The musical "South Pacific" was based on the book "Hawaii" by which author?

A
John Steinbeck
B
F Scott Fitzgerald
C
James A Michener
D
Ernest Hemingway
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3

What is Ireland's longest river?

A
Shannon
B
Liffey
C
Lee
D
Boyne
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4

The Battle of Guadalcanal was between troops from the USA and what other country?

A
Japan
B
Germany
C
China
D
New Zealand
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5

Who owned the flat at No.12, 9 Curzon Place, Shepherd Market, Mayfair where both Cass Elliot (Mama Cass) died in 1974 and Keith Moon died in 1978?

A
Andy Warhol
B
Mick Jagger
C
Robert Stigwood
D
Harry Nilsson
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6

Which of these has three official languages?

A
United Kingdom
B
United States of America
C
New Zealand
D
None of these
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7

In snooker, what coloured ball scores 5 points?

A
Brown
B
Blue
C
Green
D
Red
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