Games: Trivia Test

These table-topped mountains found in the Guiana Highlands are featured in the recent Pixar hit "Up."

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1. Also described as a reverse Turing test, what is the challenge-response test “Captcha” concerned with?
2. In navigation, what is the process of estimating one’s current position based upon a previously determined position and advancing it using estimated speed over elapsed time, and course?
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3. In 2010, which company reportedly bought the domain name of the American Farm Bureau Federation for $8.5 million?
4. What product invented by Frederick Walton in 1864 became so widely used and “stepped on” that the name became generic just 14 years after its invention?
5. “It is alarming and nauseating to see X, a seditious Middle Temple lawyer, now posing as a fakir of a type well known in the east, striding half naked up the steps of the viceregal palace, while he is still organising and conducting a campaign of civil disobedience, to parlay on equal terms with the representative of the Emperor-King.”
About whom were the above remarks made by Winston Churchill after that person met with Lord Irwin?
6. What are the table-top mountains found in the Guiana Highlands of South America (especially Venezuela) that inspired Arthur Conan Doyle’s The Lost World and also appear prominently in the landscapes of the Pixar hit Up?
7. In what story of Arthur C. Clarke do Tibetan monks seek to list all the names of God as they believe He will bring the universe to an end once this is done? 8. What is the Hebrew word for SMS?