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Daily Quiz #2089

General Knowledge Quiz for 7 October 2014

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1

A Röntgen is a measure of what?

A
Astronomical distances
B
Brightness of a comet
C
Radiation exposure
D
The destructive force of a tornado
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2

In musical notation, what is the name for the short lines drawn for notes that are too high or too low to fit on the stave?

A
Ley lines
B
Way lines
C
Ledger lines
D
Tram lines
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3

In 800AD, who became the first Holy Roman Emperor?

A
Attila
B
Charlemagne
C
Nicholas
D
Ferdinand, Duke of Breisgau
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4

Where is 0° longitude measured?

A
Brussels
B
Vienna
C
Greenwich
D
Madrid
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5

Which of these is an American film studio originally formed in 1919 by three film actors and a director?

A
Allied Artists
B
United Artists
C
Allied Pickfords
D
Union of Artists
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6

How many sports were competed at the first Olympic Games in 8th century BCE?

A
5
B
1
C
3
D
10
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7

Which NASA space shuttle was lost after exploding 73 seconds after lift off in 1986?

A
Challenger
B
Columbia
C
Enterprise
D
Discovery
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