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Daily Quiz #136

General Knowledge Quiz for 2 June 2009

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Scrabble tournament players use special tiles which are not engraved, thereby eliminating the potential for a cheating player to feel for particular tiles in the bag). These are called … ?

A
Even tiles
B
Ceramic tiles
C
Clean tiles
D
Protiles
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2

Which of these is a medical term for the escape of blood from a blood vessel?

A
Haemorrhage
B
Haemoptysis
C
Haemophilia
D
Haemorrhoids
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3

Who was the first person to sail through the North East Passage north of Russia from Europe to the Pacific Ocean in 1878/79?

A
James Burrough
B
Baron Adolf Nordenskiöld
C
William Barents
D
Henry Hudson
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4

In which film does Tom Cruise play Count Claus Schenk von Stauffenberg?

A
Between Friends
B
The Plot
C
The Bunker
D
Valkyrie
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5

Which of these is a compound word?

A
Window
B
Brunch
C
Verandah
D
Classroom
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6

Which of these was a famous lexicographer?

A
Daniel Webster
B
Noah Webster
C
John Webster
D
Aaron Webster
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7

Which US state borders Canada and the Connecticut River, and has the Green Mountains running through its centre?

A
Illinois
B
Maine
C
Vermont
D
Massachusetts
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