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Daily Quiz #1983

General Knowledge Quiz for 23 June 2014

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1

In music, which of these words means a line used to group notes together?

A
Series
B
Ligature
C
Triad
D
Signature
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2

What was the author Tolstoy's first name?

A
Taurus
B
Leo
C
Aquarius
D
Capricorn
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3

The Watch Tower Bible and Tract Society, established in 1884, was formed by people from what religion?

A
Scientologists
B
Seventh Day Adventists
C
Jehovah's Witnesses
D
Society of Jesus
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4

David Morgan, Sharad Pawar & Haroon Lorgat were involved in the adminstration of which sport at an international level in 2010?

A
Cricket
B
Motorsport
C
Soccer
D
Rugby
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5

Which of these, father and son, between them over the period 1486 to 1548 explored first the east coast of the Americas from parts of Canada to Uruguay and later the west coast, including parts of Argentina ?

A
Amerigo and Julius Vespucci
B
Ferdinand and Marco Magellan
C
John and Sebastian Cabot
D
Christopher and Diego Columbus
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6

Which of these is a small deciduous tree?

A
Quince
B
Artichoke
C
Chilean guava
D
Mangelwurzle
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7

What do the tampura, theorbo, vihuela and vina have in common?

A
They are stringed musical instruments
B
They are root vegetables grown exclusively in Andalusia
C
They have a fine, silken under hair which is used for spinning particularly fine cloth
D
They are architectural systems
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