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Daily Quiz #714

General Knowledge Quiz for 1 January 2011

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What condition caused by spasm of arterioles and sometimes small veins, results in the formation of small raised areas that are white or red, affecting mainly fingers and toes, which later throb and itch?

A
Chilblains
B
Varicose veins
C
Rheumatism
D
Gangrene
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2

Which of these islands is part of Indonesia?

A
Tasmania
B
Isle of Wight
C
Rhode Island
D
Sumatra
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3

In 1856, who invented the process whereby 5 tons of steel could be made in 30 minutes instead of in 50lb batches over 10 days and nights, at a tenth of the cost?

A
Henry Bessemer
B
Isambard Kingdom Brunel
C
George Stephenson
D
Jethro Tull
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4

In "Kill Bill", who played the character of Black Mamba?

A
John Travolta
B
Uma Thurman
C
Chow Yun-Fat
D
Lucy Liu
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5

In 1994, the "National Sports of Canada Act" declared which two sports as the national sports of Canada?

A
Ice hockey (winter) and lacrosse (summer)
B
Ice hockey (winter) and tennis (summer)
C
Rugby League (winter) and lacrosse (summer)
D
Rugby League (winter) and tennis (summer)
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6

Christian II was the last king of where?

A
Siberia
B
Bavaria
C
Bohemia
D
A united Scandinavia
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7

What does a gourmand enjoy doing?

A
Parachuting
B
Collecting stamps
C
Eating
D
Fishing
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