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Daily Quiz #1702

General Knowledge Quiz for 15 September 2013

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1

When was the first season of rugby league played?

A
1906-7
B
1910-11
C
1895-6
D
1907-8
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2

What is a Jacob's Ladder?

A
Builder's tool
B
Parasitic plant
C
Hairstyle
D
Toy
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3

Which of these is a real element, the only one to be named after a US state?

A
Caliphate
B
Californium
C
Califragilistic
D
Calypso
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4

Which one of these co-wrote with David Bowie, to a guitar riff written by Carlos Alomar, the song "Fame", which was released by Bowie in 1975 on his "Young Americans" album?

A
Paul McCartney
B
John Lennon
C
Stevie Wonder
D
Michael Jackson
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5

What body of water does the Mississippi River empty into?

A
Pacific Ocean
B
Atlantic Ocean
C
Gulf of Mexico
D
Hudson Bay
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6

Which of these English monarchs does not appear in the title of a play by William Shakespeare?

A
Richard II
B
King John
C
Edward II
D
Henry IV
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7

The Temple of Artemis at Ephesus, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, was destroyed on July 21, 356 BC in an act of arson committed by whom?

A
Herostratus
B
Cassandra
C
Arsenicus
D
Turpus
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