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Daily Quiz #1689

General Knowledge Quiz for 2 September 2013

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1

Which of these uses is not one thought to relate to Bedloe's Island?

A
Base for illegal shipping
B
Oyster beds
C
Military fort
D
Smallpox quarantine station
Select from the options above.
2

Lydia Ko who took the 2012 Canadian Women's Open as a 15 year old amateur, became the youngest person to win an LPGA Tour event. What is her nationality?

A
USA
B
South Korean
C
China
D
New Zealander
Select from the options above.
3

Where would you NOT find Fourier transforms being used directly?

A
Creating a JPEG image
B
Reconstructing a crystal structure from its diffraction pattern
C
Preparing fertilisers
D
Equalising audio recordings
Select from the options above.
4

At a banquet, the ghost of whom enters and sits in Macbeth's chair?

A
Banquo
B
Christmas Past
C
His father, King Hamlet
D
Burnham
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5

The Boxer Rebellion China officially waged 1900-1901 was against what?

A
Unfair tea monpolies
B
Importing opium into China
C
Foreign imperialism and Christianity
D
An alien sporting code
Select from the options above.
6

Which of these people was related to Diana, Princess of Wales, by marriage?

A
Barbara Cartland, author
B
Jeffrey Archer, author, politician
C
Jeremy Spencer, guitarist for "Fleetwood Mac"
D
Edmund Spenser, poet
Select from the options above.
7

If someone stands with their hands resting on their hips, they are said to be "arms …" what?

A
Askew
B
Eskimo
C
Akimbo
D
Askance
Select from the options above.
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