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Daily Quiz #2449

General Knowledge Quiz for 2 October 2015

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1

The Oromo people much of whose area was taken over by Abyssinia, modern Ethiopia, use a calendar based on what?

A
The movements of Venus and Mars
B
The Moon and the sun
C
The Moon
D
The Moon, together with eight star groups or stars outside the solar system
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2

Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, served in what service in World War II?

A
Army
B
Navy
C
Air Force
D
Paratroopers
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3

Where does the Suriname common toad, or Pipa toad, lay and hatch its eggs?

A
In foam nests laid in pools of water in the crook of branches or leaves
B
In pockets on the female's back
C
In stagnant ponds
D
In streams
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4

The Everglades are a subtropical wetland in which U.S. state?

A
Tennessee
B
Florida
C
Nebraska
D
Texas
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5

What term was popularized in the books "The Gutenberg Galaxy: The Making of Typographic Man" (1962) and "Understanding Media" (1964) by Marshall McLuhan to describe how the instantaneous movement of information from every quarter to every point at the same time has heightened human awareness of responsibility?

A
Earth town
B
Global village
C
World city
D
Moon unit
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6

What is sometimes known as the "sport of kings"?

A
Cricket
B
Polo
C
Croquet
D
Horseracing
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7

Which British show, featuring adult contestants and broadcast by the BBC on 31 May 1938, is generally held to have been the world's first TV game show?

A
The Price Is Right
B
Generation Game
C
Spelling Bee
D
Wheel of Fortune
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