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Daily Quiz #1325

General Knowledge Quiz for 3 September 2012

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1

Which of these domestic pets is native to South America?

A
Marmot
B
Hamster
C
Gerbil
D
Guinea pig
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2

Which game that contained many D&D features and references, including a computer controlled dungeon master, created in 1975 by Will Crowther on a DEC PDP-10 computer, the first widely used adventure game, was significantly expanded in 1976 by Don Woods, that inspired a group of students at MIT to write a game called Zork in the summer of 1977 for the PDP-10 minicomputer which became quite popular on the ARPANET?

A
MUD
B
Adventure
C
Battleships
D
The Temple of Doom
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3

Where are the Minoan ruins of Knossus?

A
Corfu
B
Crete
C
Kazakhstan
D
Kenya
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4

Sleepers are used to support what?

A
Drum kits
B
Coal mines
C
Church altars
D
Railway lines
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5

For which two films has Michael Caine won Oscars?

A
"Educating Rita" & "The Quiet American"
B
"Zulu" & "The Italian Job"
C
"Get Carter" & "The Ipcress File"
D
"The Cider House Rules" & "Hannah and Her Sisters"
Select from the options above.
6

What facial feature is missing from the Mona Lisa?

A
Cheeks
B
Nose
C
Lips
D
Eyebrows
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7

What name was given to the political and social movement that united the states of the Italian peninsula into the single country of Italy in the 19th century?

A
El Cordobes
B
La Traviata
C
The Renaissance
D
Il Risorgimento
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