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Daily Quiz #46

General Knowledge Quiz for 4 March 2009

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1

Which of these words best describes Cornwall, England?

A
Duchy
B
Principality
C
Republic
D
Dictatorship
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2

In England, Dick Turpin (1706-39), Claude Duval (1643-70) and John Nevison (1639-84) were well known as what?

A
Highwaymen
B
Ambassadors to the court of St James
C
Architects
D
Actors
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3

What medical apparatus is a large metal cylinder with a compressor that enables the internal air pressure to be changed rhythmically around 12 times per minute?

A
Inhaler
B
Electrocardiogram
C
Iron Lung
D
Oxygen cylinder
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4

What is the name of the adjustable shutters attached to a stage light to control the area of light it covers?

A
Light shades
B
Wingnuts
C
Barn doors
D
Blinkers
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5

In what word game do two to four players score points by forming words from individual lettered tiles on a game board marked with a grid, the words formed across and down in crossword fashion?

A
Scrabble
B
Upwords
C
Boggle
D
Monopoly
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6

Which of these is not a character in the TV series "Friends".

A
Chandler
B
Kramer
C
Joey
D
Ross
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7

Who was the first Prime Minister of Ceylon when it became independent on 14 October 1947?

A
Dudley Shelton Senanayake
B
Sirimavo Bandaranaike
C
Don Stephen Senanayake
D
Muhammad Ali Jinnah
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