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Daily Quiz #1754

General Knowledge Quiz for 6 November 2013

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1

Which of these would not be a number of holes usually found at a golf course?

A
6
B
18
C
9
D
27
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2

Which of the following was largely responsible for the British application of radar in World War II?

A
Christopher Hinton
B
Frank Whittle
C
Robert Watson-Watt
D
Lawence Bragg
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3

A filibuster is typically found where?

A
A decision-making body
B
A hospital
C
A society party
D
A horse race
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4

What is another name for the childhood disease called laryngotracheobronchitis?

A
Whooping cough
B
Tetanus
C
Rubella
D
Croup
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5

According to the Guinness Book of World Records this song is the second most popular in the English language; it is sung to a tune allegedly composed in France in 1709 and later popularised by Marie Antoinette, and is sung in multiple language versions including Klingon. Which song is it?

A
For He's a Jolly Good Fellow
B
In an English Country Garden
C
Eeny Meeny Miny Moe
D
It Was a Little Sailor
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6

The peaceful overthrow of the government in Czechoslovakia in 1989 was known as what?

A
The Velvet Revolution
B
The Day of the Daffodils
C
The Peaceful Uprising
D
Bloody Sunday
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7

What strait is between the Russian island of Sakhalin and the Japanese island of Hokkaidō?

A
La Manche
B
La Perouse Strait
C
The Solent
D
Bass Strait
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