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Daily Quiz #1959

General Knowledge Quiz for 30 May 2014

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1

What was invented by Alfred Nobel, the founder of the Nobel Prize?

A
Dynamite
B
Gunpowder
C
Electric light
D
Foot bath
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2

What are the official languages of the Kingdom of Morocco?

A
French and Arabic
B
Arabic and Berber
C
Spanish and Arabic
D
Iranian and English
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3

In what direction does a luge rider travel?

A
Feet first
B
Sideways
C
Face down
D
Head first
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4

Eyes, studs and dots are alternative names for what?

A
Carpenter's tools
B
Sea shells
C
Clothes fastenings
D
Road markings
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5

What was believed to be a hemisphere above the ground, carrying the fixed stars and surrounding the seven spheres of the planets, through which the Sun and Moon moved in and out through a series of openings?

A
Heaven
B
Stratosphere
C
Firmament
D
Blue yonder
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6

Who was the first British monarch to be named "Empress of India"?

A
Elizabeth I
B
Elizabeth II
C
Anne
D
Victoria
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7

What part of Pinocchio's body extended when he told a lie?

A
Ear
B
Nose
C
Foot
D
Toe
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