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Daily Quiz #1977

General Knowledge Quiz for 17 June 2014

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1

What was the original prize for winning golf's Open Championship (the British Open)?

A
Cap
B
Jug
C
Belt
D
A gold sovereign
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2

Until the Simpsons came along, what was the most successful TV cartoon series?

A
Scooby-Doo
B
The Flintstones
C
The Jetsons
D
Batman
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3

Who was killed by their own Sikh bodyguards in 1984?

A
Indira Gandhi
B
Sanjeev Nanda
C
Rajiv Gandhi
D
Harmandir Singh
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4

"Boz" was the pseudonym of which author?

A
Mark Twain
B
Charles Dickens
C
Charles Lamb
D
Robert Louis Stevenson
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5

What is the name of the calms and light baffling winds in the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian Oceans?

A
Sargasso
B
Doldrums
C
Ennui
D
Status Quo
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6

What is the most publicly used method for categorizing the impact hazard associated with near-Earth objects (NEOs) such as asteroids and comets?

A
The Palermo Technical Impact Hazard Scale
B
The Beaufort Scale
C
The Torino Scale
D
The Fujita scale
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7

Which of these would not be a type of music clef?

A
Neutral
B
Sub-bass
C
Tablature
D
Harmonic
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