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Daily Quiz #355

General Knowledge Quiz for 7 January 2010

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1

Which international treaties of 1899 and 1907 cover the use of weapons in war?

A
Geneva Convention
B
Hague Conventions
C
Berne Convention
D
The Treaties of Utrecht
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2

Who developed the most widely used system of shorthand, which he proposed in "Stenographic Soundhand" in 1837?

A
Isaac Pitman
B
Gene Kelly
C
Roy Rogers
D
Martin Luther
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3

What medium had its first test with a recording of Richard Strauss's "Eine Alpensinfonie" by the Berlin Philharmonic conducted by Herbert von Karajan in 1981, and its first commercial pressing with "The Visitors" by ABBA a year later?

A
DVD
B
8 track
C
Cassette tape
D
Compact disc
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4

Which of these people have never been a US Open Golf champion?

A
Ángel Cabrera
B
Ernie Els
C
Lee Trevino
D
Luciano Pavarotti
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5

Which of these countries is an island nation?

A
Honduras
B
Belize
C
Dominica
D
Costa Rica
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6

"A Little Night Music" by Stephen Sondheim, Hugh Wheeler and Harold Prince, was based on which 1955 film directed by Ingmar Bergman?

A
Smiles Of A Summer Night
B
The Rules Of The Game
C
A Lesson In Love
D
Dreams
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7

Which of these is a form of heavy sword with one cutting edge, that is usually curved towards the point?

A
Foil
B
Sabre
C
Epee
D
Kris
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