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Daily Quiz #1336

General Knowledge Quiz for 14 September 2012

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1

Drummer Rick Allen lost an arm in an accident but continued to perform with which band?

A
Def Leppard
B
Iron Maiden
C
Black Sabbath
D
Tool
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2

The hovercraft was invented In which decade?

A
1930s
B
1960s
C
1940s
D
1950s
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3

With the history of which of these countries is Rasputin associated?

A
Russia
B
Italy
C
India
D
Somalia
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4

What device, invented by Peter Cooper Hewitt in 1902 and obsolete by 1975 with the introduction of devices such as the silicon diode and thyristor, converts alternating current to direct current by means of putting electricity through vapor?

A
Iron pole converter
B
Carbon rod transformer
C
Mercury arc rectifier
D
Manganese current exchanger
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5

What is an old European lawn game, still played in parts of England and Wales, Germany, Austria and Switzerland, from which ten-pin bowling, duckpin bowling, and candlepin bowling in the USA, and five-pin bowling in Canada are descended?

A
Skittles
B
Quoits
C
Curling
D
Petanque
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6

La Plata is the capital city of which province of Argentina?

A
La Rioja
B
Córdoba
C
Buenos Aires
D
Formosa
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7

Which group in a TV series were on the run for "a crime they didn't commit"?

A
The A Team
B
The Partridge Family
C
The Goodies
D
The Untouchables
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