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Daily Quiz #1995

General Knowledge Quiz for 5 July 2014

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1

The initial slogan for the American War of Independence was "No taxation without …" what?

A
Protestation
B
Representation
C
Application
D
Aggravation
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2

Wordsworth was inspired to write "Earth has not anything to show more fair" by the view from which London bridge?

A
Blackfriars
B
Tower
C
London
D
Westminster
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3

Among NATO members, which is the only one with no standing army?

A
Czechoslovakia
B
Iceland
C
Lithuania
D
Latvia
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4

In the 14th century, what name was given to Edward, eldest son of Edward III and father of Richard II?

A
Black Prince
B
Teddy Bear
C
Edward the Confessor
D
Sir Ed
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5

In which country were constitutional reforms initiated in 1954, resulting in a new constitution when Britain granted self-government in 1964?

A
Togo
B
British Honduras
C
Nauru
D
Tonga
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6

What was invented in the 1940s by Percy Spencer, an American self-taught engineer from Howland, Maine, who was building magnetrons for radar sets?

A
Microwave oven
B
Vacuum cleaner
C
Television set
D
Wireless transmitter
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7

Chess tournaments are typically conducted in round robin (individual againt individual), Swiss system, elimination, and what other system?

A
Antwerp
B
Scheveningen
C
Dortmund
D
Katwijk
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