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Daily Quiz #92

General Knowledge Quiz for 19 April 2009

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1

What word best describes the form of government in which all power is vested in one person?

A
Autocracy
B
Democracy
C
Anarchy
D
Monopoly
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2

Which of these musicals is set during World War II?

A
South Pacific
B
Carousel
C
Hair
D
West Side Story
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3

Which is the gerund in the sentence "we listened to the whispering"?

A
to
B
we
C
listened
D
whispering
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4

What was the fate of Vidkun Quisling, a Norwegian who helped Germany to invade and conquer Norway in 1940?

A
He was assassinated outside his house
B
He was convicted of treason and shot
C
He was drowned in his bath by British agents
D
He was accidentally killed in the invasion
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5

Which German scientist published "The Natural History of Creation" in 1876 (to prove that man was descended from apes) and "The Riddle of the Universe" in 1899 (to prove that it was created by natural causes)?

A
Charles Darwin
B
Ernst Heinrich Haeckel
C
Friedrich Nietzsche
D
Max Planck
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6

Which board game depends on each competitor drawing destination cards, railway car cards and locomotive cards?

A
Ticket To Ride
B
Think I'm Gonna Be Sad
C
Great Western Railway
D
Chattanooga Choo Choo
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7

What part of an atom has no charge?

A
Positron
B
Proton
C
Electron
D
Neutron
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