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General Knowledge Quiz #18

Twelve tidbits to tease your brain with! Enjoy 12 Questions.

 
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What does the " http:// " in web URL's stand for?

  • Hard Drive Titlebar Text Program
  • Hyper Text Transfer Protocol
  • Highlight Titlebar Transfer Process
  • High Density Text Transpose Peripheral

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Louis Armstrong played the trumpet so much he had callouses on his lips that he would cut off with a razor blade. Is this 'True' or 'False'?

  • True
  • False
  • ??????
  • ??????

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Outside of the US, what is the largest software producing country in the world?

  • Japan
  • Germany
  • Singapore
  • Ireland

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What sport was invented in a Massachusetts YMCA in 1891?

  • Horseshoes
  • Basketball
  • LaCrosse
  • Volleyball

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What was the name of the horse Confederate General Robert E. Lee rode throughout the civil war?

  • Norfolk
  • Thunderhead
  • Traveller
  • Jeb Stuart

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Where was legendary pool shark Minnesota Fats actually from?

  • New York
  • Illinois
  • Louisiana
  • Nebraska

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How many ears does a praying mantis have?

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4

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What US city has more skyscrapers than any other US city?

  • San Francisco
  • New York
  • Chicago
  • Atlanta

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What was the title on the first compact disc issued for commercial release in 1982?

  • Madonna's "Material Girl"
  • ABBA's "The Visitors"
  • Bruce Springsteen's "Born In the USA"
  • Michael Jackson's "Thriller"

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What is LASER an acronym for?

  • Linear Amplification of Single Emission Rays
  • Localized Assimilation at Site of Emitted Radiants
  • Light Amplification by the Stimulated Emission of Radiation
  • Lambent Aperture in Systematic Emissions of Radiation

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What is this a magnification of?

  • A Drop of Balsamic Vinegar
  • A Vodka Tonic
  • A Strand of Silk
  • A Peacock Feather

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What given name is shared by actresses Miller, Rutherford and Sothern?

  • Penelope
  • Susan
  • June
  • Ann

 

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