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Daily Quiz #345

General Knowledge Quiz for 28 December 2009

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1

How many countries border France?

A
6
B
4
C
3
D
8
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2

Which Irish born British admiral and hydrographer created a standard scale in 1805 by which naval officers could report wind speed?

A
Sir Francis Beaufort
B
Lord Nelson
C
Sir Walter Raleigh
D
Sir Francis Drake
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3

Which of these is an English artist who became famous for his humorous drawings, especially of machines and other contraptions?

A
Heath Robinson
B
Aubrey Beardsley
C
M. C. Escher
D
Henry Moore
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4

Which of these is a German manufacturer of fountain pens and other writing, office and art equipment?

A
Osmiroid
B
Pelikan
C
Waterman
D
Parker
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5

What is the radius of a circle whose area is 154 square inches?

A
22 inches
B
7 inches
C
44 inches
D
5 inches
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6

Which team won the eighth World Polo Championship in Mexico in May 2008?

A
Argentina
B
Chile
C
Brazil
D
England
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7

The peaceful overthrow of the government in Czechoslovakia in 1989 was known as what?

A
The Velvet Revolution
B
The Day of the Daffodils
C
The Peaceful Uprising
D
Bloody Sunday
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