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Daily Quiz #1246

General Knowledge Quiz for 16 June 2012

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1

Swiss scientist Albert Hofmann was talking about what when he said "I think that in human evolution it has never been as necessary to have this substance. It is just a tool to turn us into what we are supposed to be. ”?

A
Lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD)
B
Polythene
C
Teflon
D
Tobacco
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2

In which state of the USA is the educational institution known as U. C. L. A.?

A
Utah
B
California
C
Louisiana
D
Alabama
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3

Harold I of England was nicknamed "Harold … " what?

A
Crowfoot
B
Oxfoot
C
Harefoot
D
Dogfoot
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4

The Montreal Biodome in Montreal allows visitors to walk through replicas of four ecosystems found in the Americas. What was the building originally constructed for?

A
Town Hall
B
Catholic cathedral
C
Basketball stadium
D
The velodrome for the 1976 Olympic Games
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5

In Samuel Beckett's play "Waiting For Godot", which 2 characters appear together, briefly, once in each act?

A
Rosencrantz and Guildenstern
B
Pozzo and Lucky
C
Nagg and Nell
D
Mickey and Minnie
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6

In which country did the idea of Father Christmas coming down the chimney and leaving presents originate?

A
Holland
B
USA
C
Germany
D
Romania
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7

From 1935 to 1946, the Philippines was officially called The Commonwealth of the Philippines when the country was a commonwealth of which nation?

A
USA
B
Great Britain
C
France
D
Spain
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