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Daily Quiz #39

General Knowledge Quiz for 25 February 2009

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1

Who married Sir Winston Churchill?

A
Barbara Rosebery
B
Geraldine Primrose
C
Jacqueline St Helier
D
Clementine Hozier
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2

Which artist, born in Leeuwarden in 1898, is famous for his optical illusions such as "Ascending And Descending", "Convex and Concave", and "Metamorphosis I"?

A
René Magritte
B
M C Escher
C
Samuel Jesserun de Mesquita
D
G H s'Gravesande
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3

In Britain, rationing ended, the London gold market reopened, Roger Bannister was first to run a mile in under 4 minutes, and the Queen returned from a tour of the Commonwealth in which year?

A
1946
B
1950
C
1958
D
1954
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4

Which of these countries has the highest population density?

A
Vatican City
B
Gibraltar
C
Monaco
D
Malta
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5

What infectious disease, occurring commonly in epidemics and caused by a virus, is characterised by blotchy rash preceded by a running nose and eyes, with a rise in temperature and lassitude?

A
Chickenpox
B
Measles
C
Mumps
D
Whooping cough
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6

The Bartle Test of Gamer Psychology is a specialised personality test relating to which of the following activities?

A
Multiplayer Online Computer Games
B
Roleplaying Games
C
Athletics
D
Miniature Wargaming
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7

Which piece on a chessboard can move only one space in any direction?

A
King
B
Pawn
C
Bishop
D
Queen
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