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Daily Quiz #1417

General Knowledge Quiz for 4 December 2012

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1

Which of these is one of the Channel Islands?

A
Skye
B
Alderney
C
Tasmania
D
Prince Edward Island (CH: Canada)
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2

Stories about what fictional heroes were written under the pen name of Franklin W Dixon?

A
The Secret Seven
B
The Hardy Boys
C
The Famous Five
D
The X-Men
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3

What initials refer to an improved quality of TV transmission?

A
VD
B
CD
C
HD
D
PD
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4

Who is the nursery rhyme gardener?

A
Mary Mary
B
Little Bo Peep
C
Jack
D
The Little Mermaid
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5

During World War II, Operation Sealion was the codename for the invasion of which area?

A
France
B
Italy
C
Britain
D
North Africa
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6

What board game is played with 24 pieces on a board marked with 64 squares, where the object is to capture an enemy piece by passing over it to a vacant square behind it?

A
Ludo
B
Chess
C
Parcheesi
D
Draughts
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7

The last element to be discovered in nature, rather than synthesized, was discovered In 1939. What was it?

A
Caesium
B
Francium
C
Rutherfordium
D
Actinides
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