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Daily Quiz #1973

General Knowledge Quiz for 13 June 2014

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1

What is the name for the increase in size of tissue or an organ due to physiological change from old age, or lack of use, nutrition or nerve supply?

A
Arthritis
B
Inertia
C
Devolution
D
Atrophy
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2

Barbara is the name of the First Lady of which US president?

A
George H Bush
B
Barack Obama
C
Ronald Reagan
D
John Hancock
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3

Wargaming in one form or another has gone through surges of use and popularity but one form is both ancient and still greatly popular; which is it?

A
Warcraft
B
Ace of Aces
C
Chess
D
Tactics II
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4

Where did the term "bluetooth" in communication devices come from?

A
10th century King Harald of Denmark
B
The cartoon series, The Smurfs
C
The sea-surrounded Needles off the Isle of Wight
D
A characteristic graph in experiments which were the breakthrough in developing the system
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5

The Adriatic Sea lies along the shores of Italy and a number of other countries; which of these is not one?

A
Greece
B
Croatia
C
Bosnia-Herzegovina
D
Albania
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6

Which political figure's assassination was among the events which precipitated World War I?

A
Archduke Franz Ferdinand
B
Adolf Hitler
C
President James Garfield
D
Prince Philip I
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7

What is the name of Thomas Gray's most famous poem?

A
The Elegy
B
Down in A Country Graveyard
C
Elegy Written In A Country Churchyard
D
Behind the Spreading Chestnut Tree
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