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Daily Quiz #1846

General Knowledge Quiz for 6 February 2014

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1

What language does the word "orienteering" come from?

A
American English
B
Swedish
C
Indian
D
Danish
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2

"Hobson-Jobson" is the short title of a book written by Henry Yule and Arthur C. Burnell, first published in 1886, that contains what?

A
Anglo-Indian words and terms
B
Biographies of people called Hobson and Jobson
C
A detailed atlas showing the expeditions of Hobson and Jobson
D
A manual on how to sail an particularly obscure boat
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3

When and where did water skiing first develop as a sport?

A
1925, Australia
B
1938, UK
C
1932, Canada
D
1922, USA
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4

Which of these railways is mainly in Russia?

A
Glacier Express
B
The Ghan
C
Trans-Siberian
D
The Coast Starlight
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5

Which American serial killer raped and murdered at least 33 young men and boys between 1972 and 1978, burying many in the crawl space underneath his home, who became known as "Killer Clown" for entertaining children in a clown suit and makeup as "Pogo the Clown"?

A
John Paul Getty, Jr
B
John Wayne Gacy, Jr
C
John Paul Jones
D
George Jones
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6

What element has the symbol Cu?

A
Carbon
B
Calcium
C
Copper
D
Chromium
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7

In what kind of establishment was the TV series Fawlty Towers set?

A
University
B
National Trust venue
C
Borstal
D
Hotel
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