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Daily Quiz #1953

General Knowledge Quiz for 24 May 2014

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1

In which French colony was there a war of independence from 1954 to 1962?

A
Congo
B
Senegal
C
Côte d'Ivoire
D
Algeria
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2

New York City is due south of which of these cities?

A
Washington
B
Boston
C
Pittsburgh
D
Montreal
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3

Which of these characters appeared in stories about Sherlock Holmes?

A
Professor Higgins
B
Professor Moriarty
C
Professor Challenger
D
Professor Plum
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4

Edward I of England defeated whose forces at Falkirk on 22 July 1298?

A
Robert Bruce
B
William Wallace
C
Robert Burns
D
Bonny Prince Charlie
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5

The prefix Nano- used in the metric system denoting a factor of 10−9 or 0.000000001 is derived from a Greek word meaning what?

A
Small
B
Mouse
C
Dot
D
Dwarf
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6

Vehicles that can operate on both land and water are called what?

A
Amphibious
B
Amorphous
C
Ambivalent
D
Ambidextrous
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7

Six Korfball World Championships were held last century, the first in 1978. Which country won them the most times?

A
Netherlands
B
Belgium
C
India
D
Australia
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