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Daily Quiz #1859

General Knowledge Quiz for 19 February 2014

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What powers the form of transport known as lectica (ancient Rome), jiao (China), sedan chair (England), palanquin (India), gama (Korea) and tahtırevan (Turkey)?

A
Dogs
B
Humans
C
Horses
D
2 stroke motors
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2

Bela Lugosi's most famous role was as who?

A
James Bond
B
Sherlock Holmes
C
Dracula
D
Tarzan
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3

Which Chinese dynasty ruled from the 14th to the 17th century?

A
Ping
B
Ming
C
Lung
D
Sang
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4

The young of what is called a squab?

A
Goose
B
Salmon tie
C
Swan
D
Pigeon
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5

Who is the only boxer to be the WBA Heavyweight Champion four times?

A
Mike Tyson
B
Evander Holyfield
C
Muhammad Ali (Cassius Clay)
D
George Foreman
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6

The composer Frédéric Chopin had a decade-long affair with which French author?

A
Georges Simenon
B
George Sand
C
Georges Moineaux
D
Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette
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7

A range of devices including stick-on tattoos to be a password ID or hydration sensor, and a pill which when swallowed would emit a signal to communicate with external sensors and similar, was developed by which company?

A
Motorola
B
Apple
C
Nokia
D
Blackberry
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