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Daily Quiz #2026

General Knowledge Quiz for 5 August 2014

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The Team sprint track cycling event is, in the men's event, a three-man team time trial held over three laps of a velodrome. What makes up the women's event?

A
Three women over three laps
B
Three women over two laps
C
Two women over three laps
D
Two women over two laps
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2

In which country did Juan Domingo Peron seize power in 1943, become president, and resign in 1955?

A
Brazil
B
Chile
C
Argentina
D
Paraguay
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3

What do the initials in the UK TV show "QI" represent?

A
Quite Interesting
B
Reverse intelligence
C
Quotient of intelligence
D
Quite Intelligent
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4

Where is the boat "The Maid of the Mist", originally designed to ply between USA and Canada and now a tourist facility for a world attraction?

A
Lake Windermere
B
Lake Titicaca
C
Lake Geneva
D
Niagara Falls
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5

Which French dramatist, one of the "Big Three" of 17th century France and one of the most important literary figures in the Western tradition wrote the comedy "Les Plaideurs" and the tragedies "Alexandre le Grand", "Andromaque", "Athalie", "Bajazet", "Bérénice", "Britannicus", "Esther", "Iphigénie", "La Thébaïde", "Mithridate" and "Phèdre"?

A
Alexandre Dumas
B
Molière
C
Pierre Corneille
D
Jean Racine
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6

How many years is Methuselah recorded as having lived?

A
25
B
101
C
969
D
200
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7

Bamboo is the main diet of which of these animals?

A
Siberian tiger
B
Giraffe
C
Giant panda
D
Sloth
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