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Daily Quiz #2022

General Knowledge Quiz for 1 August 2014

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1

Life on Mars, the popular UK TV series from BBC Wales 2006-7, with UK sequel and spin-offs in the USA, Spain and Russia, was earlier declined by the BBC for what reason?

A
"There are too many sci-fi and psycho dramas on the books"
B
Financial cutbacks
C
"It's going to be silly"
D
Political disagreements with the show's creators
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2

How many poles are there related to the planet Earth?

A
4
B
2
C
10
D
6
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3

What type of beer takes its name from the German word for "storage"?

A
Dunkel
B
Pilsner
C
Bock
D
Lager
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4

Which of these countries does not have a capital city where the name starts and ends with the same letter?

A
Samoa
B
Andorra
C
Turkey
D
New Zealand
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5

Frédéric Chopin is best known for his compositions for which instrument?

A
Guitar
B
Percussion
C
Piano
D
Accordion
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6

What was the last major land battle between England and France?

A
Battle of the Bulge, 1944
B
Battle of Waterloo, 1815
C
Battle of Culloden, 1746
D
Battle of Trafalgar, 1805
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7

In 2009 Artem Silchenko was first in the Red Bull World Series held at Antalya, Turkey & Sisikon, Switzerland in which sport?

A
Cliff diving
B
Kitesurfing
C
Free diving
D
Freestyle BMX
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