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Daily Quiz #1760

General Knowledge Quiz for 12 November 2013

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1

The portrait of which US statesman appears on the US $100 bill?

A
Abraham Lincoln
B
George Washington
C
Theodore Roosevelt
D
Benjamin Franklin
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2

What is the study of the history of words and how their form and meaning have changed over time?

A
Etymology
B
Entomology
C
Ethnology
D
Embryology
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3

Which of these is the fleshy, spore-bearing fruiting body of a fungus, typically produced above ground on soil or on its food source?

A
Mushroom
B
Sloshplace
C
Bogarage
D
Brothsalon
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4

Rogaining, a sport of long distance cross-country navigation or orienteering, is recognised as originating where?

A
USA
B
Sweden
C
Australia
D
Scotland
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5

Where would you find the Machu Picchu mountain?

A
New Zealand
B
South Africa
C
Japan
D
Peru
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6

What science features in the "Indiana Jones" film series?

A
Chemistry
B
Archaeology
C
Physiotherapy
D
Hydraulic engineering
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7

What is the name given to the four international treaties made in 1864, 1906, 1929 and 1949 and the three "Protocols" from 1977, that concern the treatment of non-combatants and prisoners of war?

A
Berne Convention
B
Hague Convention
C
Geneva Convention
D
The Treaties of Utrecht
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