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Daily Quiz #384

General Knowledge Quiz for 5 February 2010

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1

What was developed for military purposes by Sir Robert Watson-Watt from 1935?

A
Sonar
B
Gunpowder
C
Binoculars
D
Radar
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2

Which of these countries does not border Thailand?

A
The Lao People's Democratic Republic
B
People's Republic of China
C
Republic of the Union of Myanmar
D
Kingdom of Cambodia
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3

What name was given to Indian religious fanatics who were suppressed in 1830 and 1848 for carrying out robbery and murder?

A
Yobboes
B
Yahoos
C
Thugs
D
Hooligans
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4

Who was a British dog trainer, author and television personality who introduced the catch-phrases "walkies" and "sit!" in her 1980 television series?

A
Barbara Woodhouse
B
Margaret Church
C
Rosemary Outhouse
D
Jennifer Chapel
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5

The modern version of what code-breaking board game for two players, that resembles an old pencil and paper game called “Bulls and Cows”, was invented in 1970 by Mordecai Meirowitz, an Israeli postmaster and telecommunications expert?

A
Boggle
B
Cluedo
C
Mastermind
D
Scrabble
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6

Which country suffered the largest number of deaths from a tsunami on 26 December 2004?

A
India
B
Ceylon
C
Indonesia
D
Somalia
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7

The film "Bright Star", directed by Jane Campion, released in May 2009 and starring Ben Whishaw and Abbie Cornish, is a period drama about Fanny Brawne's romance with whom?

A
Keats
B
Shelley
C
Byron
D
Wordsworth
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