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Daily Quiz #1786

General Knowledge Quiz for 8 December 2013

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1

The faces of which of these shapes are not triangles?

A
Dodecahedron
B
Icosahedron
C
Octahedron
D
Tetrahedron
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2

Who was the first President of Czechoslovakia?

A
Franz Woyzeck
B
Tamas Vasary
C
Tomáš Masaryk
D
Lech Wałęsa
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3

At the Battle of Bannockburn, an army led by Robert the Bruce defeated troops led by whom?

A
Edward II
B
William II
C
Harold II
D
Richard II
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4

Which of these is a traditional wooden sailing boat rigged with 1 or 2 lateen sails that is used in protected waters of the Red Sea and eastern Mediterranean, and in Egypt, Sudan, and Iraq?

A
Verruca
B
Felucca
C
Sambucca
D
Vuvuzela
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5

How does the game of Upwords differ from Scrabble?

A
Letter tiles can be stacked on top of others
B
All words, apart from the first, have to be formed from previous words
C
The board has more and more high scoring squares
D
All words formed have to be at least three letters long
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6

The Mason-Dixon Line, surveyed by Charles Mason and Jeremiah Dixon, which became a popular name for the dividing line between the slave and free states, is the boundary between which two states of the USA?

A
Virginia and Maryland
B
Pennsylvania and Maryland
C
Indiana and Kentucky
D
Pennsylvania and Ohio
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7

Which 1944 musical film, directed by Vincente Minnelli, starred Judy Garland, Mary Astor, Leon Ames, Marjorie Main and Margaret O'Brien who were going to the Louisianna Purchase Exposition of 1904?

A
The Broadway Melody
B
Life With Father
C
Meet Me In St. Louis
D
Going My Way
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