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Daily Quiz #626

General Knowledge Quiz for 5 October 2010

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1

Which country launched an attack against the US naval base at Pearl Harbour in 1941?

A
Vietnam
B
Korea
C
Japan
D
Germany
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2

Which TV family consisted of a hardware store owner, his wife and the couple's two children, a son (an optimistic if somewhat naive teenager), a daughter (who was sweet but feisty) and an older son who disappeared during the second season?

A
The Addams
B
The Cunninghams
C
The Munsters
D
The Gellers
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3

With what work in the early 18th century is James Bradley associated?

A
Inventing the cotton gin
B
Finding ways of dating fossils
C
Discovering the properties of uranium
D
Discovering the aberration of light
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4

A Shiite terrorist group founded by Masan Sabbah in 1090 dedicated to the murder of enemy leaders led to which word in the English language?

A
Guerilla
B
Coup
C
Rebel
D
Assassin
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5

Who co-wrote "BANG! The Complete History of the Universe" with Patrick Moore?

A
Brian May
B
Bill Wyman
C
Eric Clapton
D
Elton John
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6

Which of these countries has a border with France?

A
Austria
B
Australia
C
Germany
D
Greece
Select from the options above.
7

What country co-hosted the Euro 2008 soccer competition with Switzerland?

A
Italy
B
Germany
C
Austria
D
France
Select from the options above.
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