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Question 1: During the ________ pigeons were used to carry mail between besieged Paris and the French unoccupied territory.
Alsace-LorraineFranco-Prussian WarGerman EmpireOtto von Bismarck

Question 2: The outcome of the ________ was also first delivered by a pigeon to England.
Battle of WaterlooBattle of LignyOrder of battle of the Waterloo CampaignHundred Days

Question 3: Eighty-two homing pigeons were dropped into Holland with the First Airborne Division Signals as part of ________ in World War II.
Operation Market GardenDieppe RaidWestern Front (World War II)Colmar Pocket

Question 4: ________ used carrier pigeons.
KarnatakaMangalorean CatholicsTipu SultanCongreve rocket

Question 5: The System of Military Dovecotes in Europe from an 1891 Scientific American article at ________
Project Gutenberg AustraliaAmazon KindleGoogle BooksProject Gutenberg

Question 6: Originally intended as an April Fools' Day RFC entry, this protocol has been implemented and used, once, to transmit a message in ________, Norway on April 28, 2001.

Question 7: This is possible where a message is written on thin light paper (such as cigarette paper) and rolled into a small tube attached to the bird's leg; this is called ________.
Zeppelin mailPigeon postAirmailAirmail stamp

Question 8: The Carrier pigeon is a variety of domesticated ________ (Columba livia domestica) that has been selectively bred to be able to find its way home over extremely long distances.
RaccoonColumbidaePeregrine FalconRock Pigeon

Question 9: A light-mediated mechanism that involves the eyes and is lateralized has been examined somewhat, but recent developments have implicated the trigeminal nerve in ________.
ElectroreceptionMagnetotactic bacteriaMagnetoceptionCryptochrome

Question 10: [13] The Taliban banned the keeping and/or use of homing pigeons in ________[14].
NATONon-Aligned MovementAfghanistanCentral Intelligence Agency


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