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Daily Quiz #2098

General Knowledge Quiz for 16 October 2014

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1

What is the next in the series 1, 4, 25, 676?

A
9999998
B
1096
C
555888
D
458329
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2

What is the longest continuously-serving state capital in the USA?

A
Santa Fe, New Mexico
B
Annapolis, Maryland
C
Boston, Massachusetts
D
Providence, Rhode Island
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3

Who was told by the Oracle at Delphi to perform 12 tasks after killing his own children in a mad fury?

A
Hercules
B
Androcles
C
Pericles
D
Jonnicles
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4

In which sport can you catch a crab?

A
Gymnastics
B
Rowing
C
Baseball
D
Golf
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5

A well-known Scottish actor, born Anthony Robert McMillan, took his stage name in honour of which jazz musician?

A
Charlie Parker
B
John Coltrane
C
Johnny Hodges
D
Thelonius Monk
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6

Dick York, Dick Sargent, David White and Paul Lynde worked together on what US TV serial in the 1960s and 1970s?

A
Bewitched
B
The Waltons
C
Down to Earth
D
Wagon Train
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7

The De Beers company is an important company in the trading of what commodity world-wide?

A
Coffee
B
Oil
C
Diamonds
D
Sugar
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