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Daily Quiz #1518

General Knowledge Quiz for 15 March 2013

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1

Angela Grisanti Vecchio, Stanley Zbornak, Clayton Hollingsworth and Salvadore Petrillo are characters in what US television series?

A
Echo Beach
B
Dallas
C
No Soap, Radio
D
Golden Girls
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2

What is a Welsh festival of literature, music and performance, the traditions of which date back to (at least) a festival of poetry and music held by Rhys ap Gruffydd of Deheubarth at his court in Cardigan in 1176?

A
Caerphilly
B
Caernarvon
C
Eisteddfod
D
Plaid Cymru
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3

What sport, when it was first played in 1902, was called immoral and "a monster that spreads its claws to all sides"?

A
Lacrosse
B
Korfball
C
Netball
D
Beach volleyball
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4

Between 1696 and 1851, the British government imposed a tax on what part of a house?

A
Number of chimneys
B
Roof area
C
Front door area
D
Number of windows
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5

What is the largest and least populated state of the USA?

A
Nevada
B
Montana
C
Alaska
D
Utah
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6

What type of highly directional microphone, commonly used on television and film sets, in stadiums, and for field recording of wildlife, was invented by Fritz Sennheiser in the 1950s?

A
Sneaky
B
Laser
C
Poker
D
Shotgun
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7

Which of these people maintained that he, not Alexander Graham Bell, had invented the telephone and that Bell had stolen the invention from him?

A
Orville Wright
B
Thomas Edison
C
Robert Fulton
D
Elisha Gray
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