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Daily Quiz #2030

General Knowledge Quiz for 9 August 2014

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1

What is the modern process used to make steel?

A
Bessemer
B
Blooming
C
Siemens-Martin
D
Linz-Donawitz
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2

A British comedy, first staged in London's West End in 1971 that ran for nearly a decade to packed audiences though unanimously panned by critics, was "No Sex, Please, We're …" what?

A
Electricians
B
British
C
Tired
D
Baking
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3

Among the changes announced to the rules for the World Netball Series in October 2009, the length of each quarter was changed from 15 minutes to how many minutes?

A
20
B
6
C
3
D
10
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4

Which of these is not a type of rice?

A
Arborio
B
Jau
C
Jarrah
D
Ponni
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5

What substance is Uluru / Ayers Rock in Australia made of?

A
Hardened mud
B
Granite
C
Sandstone, abundant in feldspar
D
Slate
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6

Which soprano, born Margaret McEathron, has appeared with the NY Philharmonic, LA Phlharmonic, & the LSO, and whose voice can be heard coming from Marilyn Monroe in "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes", Deborah Kerr in "The King And I" and Natalie Wood & Rita Moreno in "West Side Story"?

A
Marni Nixon
B
Kiri Te Kanawa
C
Jessye Norman
D
Heather Begg
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7

What country, including land from subtropical plains to sub-alpine peaks of over 7,000m (23,000 ft), and currently a monarchy, was rated in 2006 as the eighth happiest country in the world?

A
Monaco
B
Denmark
C
UK
D
Bhutan
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