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Daily Quiz #1225

General Knowledge Quiz for 26 May 2012

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1

Who personifies the USA?

A
Uncle Scrooge
B
Uncle Vanya
C
Uncle Ben
D
Uncle Sam
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2

What was the most recognisable feature of Moshe Dayan, who from 1953 to 1958 was the Chief of Staff of the Israel Defence Forces?

A
Bowler hat
B
Black eye patch
C
Grey beard
D
White scarf
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3

Which country set up the "Committee on Public Information" from April 1917 to June 1919 to run a propaganda campaign using newsprint, posters, radio, telegraph, cable and movies to broadcast its message, including fabrications (e.g. images of enemy soldiers killing babies and hoisting them on bayonets), and told citizens to seek out spies, which led to the creation of "patriotic organizations," which spied, tapped telephones, and opened mail in an effort to ferret out "spies and traitors" (i.e. anyone who called for peace, questioned the war's progress, or criticized government policies)?

A
Great Britain
B
Germany
C
USA
D
France
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4

In the British series of "The Office", the character of Gareth is played by which actor?

A
Mackenzie Crook
B
Ricky Gervais
C
Stephen Merchant
D
Martin Freeman
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5

"Spondulicks" is another word for what?

A
Tonsils
B
Cards
C
Money
D
Soap powder
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6

What does the organisation "FEGUIFUT" administer?

A
Aid to victims of tsunamis and earthquakes
B
Export fruit sales from New Zealand
C
The setting of quotas for ivory exports from South Africa
D
Soccer in Equatorial Guinea
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7

What science is concerned with the development of an embryo from the fertilization of the ovum to the foetus stage?

A
Ethnology
B
Entomology
C
Etymology
D
Embryology
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