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Daily Quiz #1701

General Knowledge Quiz for 14 September 2013

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1

What creature is a "red snapper"?

A
Tortoise
B
Bird
C
Spider
D
Fish
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2

In 1927 Australian Sir Hubert Wilkins and Carl Ben Eielson were the first to do what?

A
Make a sound film
B
Take a submarine to the North Pole
C
Photograph in the Galapagos Islands
D
Fly a plane to Antarctica, and make the first land-plane descent onto drift ice
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3

Which of these was a famous American photographer who worked between the 1960s and the 1980s photographing statuesque male and female nudes, delicate flower still lifes, and highly formal portraits of artists and celebrities?

A
Alan Aldridge
B
Robert Mapplethorpe
C
Aubrey Beardsley
D
Annie Leibovitz
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4

Arizona, USA, is home to a large number of canyons and canyon systems; which of these is not one?

A
Canyon de Chelly
B
Canyons of the Ancients
C
Oak Creek Canyon
D
Sycamore Canyon
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5

In 1961, orienteering organisations representing 10 European nations founded the International Orienteering Federation (IOF); what does orienteering involve?

A
Navigating, using a map and compass only, in usually unfamiliar surroundings
B
Finding your way in strange places using all resources available
C
Travelling in the Middle East
D
Following the rising sun in the fastest round-the-world route
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6

What does the abbreviation RRP commonly mean?

A
Retailer Recommended Product
B
Recommended Retail Price
C
Revised, renewed and prettier
D
Ready, rolling and performing
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7

The First Lady of which US president was known as Pat, though her first name was Thelma?

A
Gerald Ford
B
George H Bush
C
Lyndon B. Johnson
D
Richard Nixon
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