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Daily Quiz #1162

General Knowledge Quiz for 24 March 2012

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1

In medicine, what does "GP" mean?

A
Gorgeous patient
B
Grumpy professor
C
Great prices
D
General practitioner
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2

"Kraal" is an Afrikaans and South African English word for what?

A
An enclosure for livestock
B
A jazz singer who plays the piano
C
Fish basket
D
A bird from the partridge family
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3

What card game uses a scoreboard with holes and pegs?

A
Pontoon
B
Baccarat
C
Cribbage
D
Bridge
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4

Who is credited with inventing the gyroscope?

A
Léon Foucault
B
Leonardo da Vinci
C
Robert Hooke
D
Michael Faraday
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5

The airship L.19, a World War 1 Zeppelin of the German Kaiserliche Marine (Imperial Navy) came down in the North Sea while returning from her first bombing raid on the United Kingdom during the night of 1/2 February 1916. What was the controversy following this incident?

A
The crew survived but drowned when a British vessel refused to rescue them
B
3 Dutch rescue vessels were dragged underwater
C
The crew came ashore at Norfolk and shot 5 civilians
D
The flaming wreck sank a German battleship
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6

Which of these is displayed in Florence?

A
Andy Warhol's "100 Soup Cans"
B
Leonardo da Vinci's "The Mona Lisa"
C
Pablo Picasso's "Guernica"
D
Michelangelo's statue of David
Select from the options above.
7

In the UK, the Ordnance Survey is an executive agency of government that is one of the world's largest producers of what?

A
Weather reports
B
Maps
C
Star charts
D
Tide tables
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