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Daily Quiz #650

General Knowledge Quiz for 29 October 2010

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1

Which of these is an American motorcycle manufacturer founded in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, during the first decade of the 20th century?

A
Buell
B
Indian
C
Harley Davidson
D
KTM
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2

Which of these flags does not have a crescent moon?

A
Saudi Arabia
B
Turkey
C
Pakistan
D
Tunisia
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3

Which of these is a guessing game where the clues to the answer are mimed?

A
Postman's Knock
B
Spin the Bottle
C
Pin the Tail on the Donkey
D
Charades
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4

Which state of the USA, initially called New Connecticut, declared independence in 1777, issued its own coinage 1785-1788, exchanged ambassadors with France, the Netherlands and the USA, and in 1791 joined the US Federal union as the 14th state?

A
California
B
Vermont
C
Pennsylvania
D
Tennessee
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5

What song is this lyric from: "Driver at the engine, fireman rings the bell, sandman swings the lantern to show that all is well"?

A
Puff, the Magic Dragon
B
The Carnival Is Over
C
Blowing in the Wind
D
Morningtown Ride
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6

In 1828 Casparus van Houten Sr. patented a hydraulic press that revolutionised the production of what?

A
Petroleum
B
Flour
C
Chocolate
D
Sugar
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7

Who said, at a critical time in the history of inventions, "Mr Watson, come here - I want you"?

A
Alexander Graham Bell
B
Thomas Edison
C
Guglielmo Marconi
D
Sherlock Holmes
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