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Daily Quiz #2024

General Knowledge Quiz for 3 August 2014

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1

Which category best describes a piano?

A
Cash and carry
B
Brass and wind
C
Bucks and breeze
D
Strings and percussion
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2

Which of these was a US scientist who won a Nobel prize in both 1954 and 1962?

A
Ernest Rutherford
B
J. Robert Oppenheimer
C
Albert Einstein
D
Linus Pauling
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3

The Battle of Waterloo was fought in 1815 by the forces of the United Kingdom leading armies from the Seventh Coalition, and of Prussia against those of which country?

A
Belgium
B
France
C
Corsica
D
Italy
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4

What is the plural of "criteria"?

A
Criterias
B
Criterion
C
None, "criteria" is the plural
D
Criteriae
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5

A typical harvest from Spain and Greece is thought of as what?

A
Apples
B
Grapes
C
Cheese
D
Olives
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6

What is the name of the scientific discipline that deals with the measurement and representation of the Earth, including its gravitational field, in a three-dimensional time-varying space?

A
Metroscopy
B
Geomatics
C
Geodynamics
D
Geodesy
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7

When was the football club now known as Manchester United first formed, and what was it called?

A
1880, St Marks
B
1878, Newton Heath LYR
C
1887, Ardwick Association Football Club
D
1879, The Saints
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