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Daily Quiz #1877

General Knowledge Quiz for 9 March 2014

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1

Kikuyu and Tutsi are two types of what?

A
African tribes
B
Computer viruses
C
Santa's reindeer
D
Crocodiles
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2

What 1936 film, starring, written, directed and scored by Charlie Chaplin, comments on the desperate employment and fiscal conditions many people faced during the Great Depression?

A
Metropolis
B
The Gold Rush
C
The Great Dictator
D
Modern Times
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3

Around 2,000 of which type of rocket-propelled pilotless bomb was launched on London from 8 September 1944 to March 1945?

A
Fokker
B
V1
C
Messerschmitt
D
V2
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4

Which Scotswoman is an Oscar, Brit and Grammy award-winning pop musician and vocalist who, after 3 years as lead singer of "The Tourists", formed the duo "Eurythmics" with British musician Dave Stewart?

A
Susan Boyle
B
Lulu
C
Fiona McDonald
D
Annie Lennox
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5

What machine, that enables a person to breathe when the work of breathing exceeds their ability to do so, was invented by Phillip Drinker and Louis Agassiz Shaw in 1928 and improved upon by John Haven "Jack" Emerson in 1931?

A
Electro-cardiograph
B
Incubator
C
Combine harvester
D
Iron lung
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6

What is the country of origin of the cheese called "edam"?

A
USA
B
Greece
C
Netherlands
D
Wales
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7

The game Ticket to Ride involves what kind of transport?

A
Submarine
B
Horse
C
Pedestrian
D
Rail
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