Daily General Knowledge Quiz: April 1, 2011

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the origin of April Fools Day?
    • A. 

      Chaucer's Cantebury Tales

    • B. 

      The declaration of the start of Spring

    • C. 

      A national holiday that was wrongly declared

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    The World's largest Newspaper market is in which of the following countries?
    • A. 

      Japan

    • B. 

      China

    • C. 

      India

    • D. 

      Brazil

  • 3. 
    What does the term nanotechnology refer to?
    • A. 

      Very small devices

    • B. 

      Creating materials and devices using atomically manipulated matter

    • C. 

      Materials and structures that are invisible to the naked eye

    • D. 

      Materials and structures that are smaller than 45nm

  • 4. 
    What protocol of the UN deals with climate change?
    • A. 

      Kyoto

    • B. 

      Copenhagen

    • C. 

      Greenhouse

    • D. 

      Amsterdam

  • 5. 
    The second largest desert in the world is which of the following?
    • A. 

      Sahara

    • B. 

      Kalahari

    • C. 

      Arabian

    • D. 

      Mohave

  • 6. 
    What does the Mercalli Scale measure?
    • A. 

      Strength and intensity of earthquakes

    • B. 

      The activity of volcanoes

    • C. 

      The intensity of hurricances

    • D. 

      The destruction caused by a natural event

  • 7. 
    When the light of the sun or the moon is obscured by another body it is referred to as?
    • A. 

      Tratospheric Phenomena

    • B. 

      Equinox

    • C. 

      Solstice

    • D. 

      Eclipse

  • 8. 
    What is the largest organ in the body
    • A. 

      Skin

    • B. 

      Pituitary Gland

    • C. 

      Kidney

    • D. 

      Liver

  • 9. 
    What is the term used for "Communicable" diseases?
    • A. 

      Infectious Disease

    • B. 

      Defiency Diseases

    • C. 

      Easily Transmittable Diseases

    • D. 

      Airborne Diseases

  • 10. 
    What is the capital of Malta?
    • A. 

      Ulan Bator

    • B. 

      Podgorica

    • C. 

      Chisinau

    • D. 

      Valletta