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Daily Quiz #189

General Knowledge Quiz for 25 July 2009

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1

Which of these is a treatment used to combat mental illnesses such as depression and schizophrenia?

A
Radiology
B
Electro Cardiography
C
Electro Encephalography
D
Electric Convulsive Therapy
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2

What is the greatest distance between a capital and one of its territories?

A
Moscow to Kunashir Island
B
London to Pitcairn Islands
C
Washington, DC to Attu Island
D
Paris to New Caledonia
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3

Which empire, established in and around Cappadocia, was powerful in Asia Minor from 1400 to 1200 BC?

A
Mongol
B
Macedonian
C
Hittite
D
Medean
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4

Which sport, originated by native Americans and introduced to England in 1867, is played with a stick with a net on one end by 12 players per side on a field around 100 to 150 yards long?

A
Lacrosse
B
Quoits
C
Petanque
D
Skittles
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5

Which English lawyer wrote "Dulcamara", "Pygmalion and Galatea", and "The Wicked World" before he became a librettist and lyricist for comic operas?

A
Noel Coward
B
George Bernard Shaw
C
W S Gilbert
D
Oscar Wilde
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6

In cooking, which of these is a kind of gentle mixing?

A
Folding in
B
Creasing in
C
Ironing in
D
Pleating in
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7

What was the name of the home of Captain Haddock, a character in the "Tintin" books?

A
Whaler
B
Sea Shanty
C
Marlinspike
D
Green Gables
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