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Post  Guest on Thu Dec 06, 2012 2:49 am

1. Which is the world's largest country with a single timezone.

2. Which novel now considered a Gothic horror classic, was written by Gaston Leroux in 1909?

3. Kinesics the study and interpretation of facial expressions, gestures, posture, stance, movement and other non-verbal means of human communication. What is its more common name?

4. Which board game is known to have existed as far back as 3000 BCE in Iran and Babylon, according to archaeological excavations?

5. Which mosquito borne viral fever's name was derived from the Makonde word meaning "that which bends up" after the disease was identified on the Makonde plateau in southern Tanzania?

6. In Greek mythology Argus was a hundred-eye giant who served Hera, the queen of gods. To commemorate his loyalty after his death she grafted his eyes on to the tail of which creature?

7. Eleanor Roosevelt is said to have exclaimed "Poor Niagara!" on seeing which natural wonder that like Niagara, is also found at an international boundary?

8. in 1488 which Portuguese explorer was the first European to sail around the tip of Africa in hope of finding a trade route to India.

9. Aspirin, cinnamon and Quinine are all obtained from which part of the tree?

10. Which American instrumental band formed in 1958 in Tacoma, Washington has been called 'the band that launched a thousand bands' and with more than 100 million records sold is the best-selling instrumental band of all time?

Note: This was taken from another board. I found the questions interesting so posted them here.


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