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Daily Quiz #2000

General Knowledge Quiz for 10 July 2014

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1

What tool contains a bubble to show accurate horizontal and vertical settings?

A
Spectre level
B
Spirit level
C
Ghost level
D
Ghoul level
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2

In which sea is the country of Grenada?

A
Pacific Ocean
B
Caribbean
C
Red Sea
D
Caspian
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3

In October 2010 it was announced that the longest genome (genetic code) of any organism belonged to what?

A
Marbled lungfish
B
Paris Japonica
C
Human being
D
African elephant
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4

At 9.00 a.m. on 27 August 1896, after Khalid bin Bargash ignored a British ultimatum to leave the Beit al Hukum Palace, Royal Navy ships opened fire. Khalid's troops returned fire. A cease fire was declared at 9.45 a.m., giving the bombardment the title of "The Shortest War in History". Where was this?

A
Zanzibar
B
Algeria
C
India
D
Kuwait
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5

A standard archery target is marked with how many evenly spaced concentric rings?

A
15
B
20
C
10
D
5
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6

"The lady doth protest too much" is a comment on whom?

A
Queen in Hamlet
B
A character in The Massacre at Paris
C
Nurse in Romeo and Juliet
D
Queen in The Mousetrap
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7

Who principally studied transplant rejection and immunosuppression after World War II, which led him to perform the first kidney transplant in the UK on 30 October 1960?

A
Michael Woodruff
B
Christiaan Barnard
C
Joseph E. Murray
D
William Harvey
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