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Daily Quiz #1768

General Knowledge Quiz for 20 November 2013

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1

Which of these originated in Japan?

A
Guinness
B
Kava
C
Saki
D
Pinjopo
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2

In 2005, who became the youngest Formula One Champion Racing Driver at the age of 24?

A
Lewis Hamilton
B
Fernando Alonso
C
Kimi Raikkonen
D
Jacques Villeneuve
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3

The geographic region of Patagonia, so called because Magellan described the native people whom his expedition thought to be giants as "patagón", is where?

A
Papua New Guinea
B
Australia
C
Argentina and Chile
D
Nepal, Tibet, and parts of China
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4

In their original Greek version, what architectural style of fluted column stood directly on the flat pavement (the stylobate) of a temple without a base, topped by a smooth capital that flared from the column to meet a square abacus at the intersection with the horizontal beam (entablature) that they carried?

A
Corinthian
B
Ionic
C
Doric
D
Carthaginian
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5

In 1779 Captain James Cook, having surveyed the West Coast of the continent of North America, was killed at which islands?

A
New Zealand
B
Cook Islands
C
Hawaiian Islands
D
Friendly Islands
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6

Who married British actress and producer Trudi Styler in 1992?

A
Edge
B
Sting
C
Slash
D
Pavarotti
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7

Tuberculosis was once called which of these?

A
Exhaustion
B
Consumption
C
Micturition
D
Fibrillation
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