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Daily Quiz #2002

General Knowledge Quiz for 12 July 2014

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After the signing of the Anglo-Ottoman Convention of 1913, Mubarak Al-Sabah was recognised by the Ottomans and British as the ruler of the autonomous caza of which city and its hinterlands?

A
Kuwait
B
Qatar
C
Dubai
D
Saudi Arabia
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2

Where would you find a person called a seamer?

A
On a pitch
B
In a clothes factory
C
In a factory for tin cans
D
In a coal mine
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3

Why, during World War I, were some munition workers nicknamed "canary girls" or simply "canaries"?

A
They sang to ensure that they didn't bump into each other when their vision was obscured
B
They wore yellow overalls
C
Handling TNT can cause the skin to turn bright yellow-orange
D
They did most of their work in blast-proof cages
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4

Siberia is geographically part of which area?

A
Asia
B
Laurasia
C
Micronesia
D
Dysplasia
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5

Which is the participle in the sentence "he brought the required documents"?

A
He
B
Documents
C
Brought
D
Required
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6

Which of these is Japanese chanted poetry drama, using masks and originally devised for aristocratic audiences?

A
Bunraku
B
Kyogen
C
Noh
D
Kabuki
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7

The father of which ex prime minister of the UK was a trapeze artist and a garden gnome salesman?

A
John Major
B
Tony Blair
C
Harold Wilson
D
David Lloyd George
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