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Daily Quiz #329

General Knowledge Quiz for 12 December 2009

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1

How did Puerto Rico become a US possession?

A
A decision by the United Nations in 1946
B
A popular vote in 1953 that was 75% in favour of the USA taking over
C
It was ceded by Spain in 1898 after the Spanish-American War
D
A decision by the League of Nations in 1934
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2

What is the name of the blocks that support rails for railway tracks?

A
Sleepers
B
Snoozers
C
Dozers
D
Nappers
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3

In 1962, a 250cc World Championship for which sport was created, attracting machines built by Husqvarna, Bultaco, CZ and Greeves?

A
Chainsaw sculpture
B
Sewing
C
Motocross
D
Go Karting
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4

What is the largest loch in Scotland?

A
Lomond
B
Ness
C
Lochiel
D
Lochinvar
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5

What is pognophobia the fear of?

A
Beards
B
Noses
C
Dogs
D
Bears
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6

Which of these people is concerned with the study of gorillas?

A
Diane Wheeler
B
Diane Keaton
C
Diana Rigg
D
Dian Fossey
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7

Which of these was a TV series starring Dylan Moran?

A
Black Night
B
Black Bottom
C
Black Books
D
Black and Tan
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