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Daily Quiz #2451

General Knowledge Quiz for 4 October 2015

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1

In his 1947 voyage by balsa raft Thor Heyerdahl set out from Peru in South America and landed where?

A
Tahiti
B
Easter Island
C
Japan
D
The Philippines
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2

Which of these UK TV series does not include a real life husband and wife among its lead actors?

A
Dr Who - the 2008 episode of the Dr's daughter
B
New Tricks (2003-now)
C
The Borrowers (1993)
D
Afterlife (2005-6)
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3

The Dalmatian has a number of other names. Which of these is not one of them?

A
Plum pudding dog
B
Carriage dog
C
Firehouse dog
D
Ticked hound
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4

Who wrote "Quentins", "Nights of Rain and Stars", "Whitethorn Woods" and "Heart and Soul"?

A
Dermot Healy
B
Maeve Binchy
C
Roddy Doyle
D
Frank McCourt
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5

The Canary Islands in the Atlantic are named after what?

A
Bats
B
Canaries
C
Dogs
D
Sloths
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6

The symbol of the Olympic Games is made up of 5 interlocking rings, coloured blue, yellow, black, green, and what other colour?

A
Red
B
Orange
C
Indigo
D
Violet
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7

What is the musical term for playing each note separated from the rest?

A
Rallentando
B
Glissando
C
Andante
D
Staccato
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