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Daily Quiz #2036

General Knowledge Quiz for 15 August 2014

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1

The three mascots for the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics were a polar bear, a snow leopard and what other animal?

A
Arctic fox
B
Blue frog
C
Snow hare
D
Marmot
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2

When UK scientist Sir Timothy Berners-Lee finalised and implemented the first world wide web page on the internet at the end of 1990, for whom was he solving a problem?

A
Stanford Linear Accelerator Center, Stanford University, USA
B
European Organisation for Nuclear Research, Switzerland
C
Wide Area Information Servers, Massachusetts, USA
D
Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, Illinois, USA
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3

Which stringed instrument is named for its ability to convey a range of volume?

A
Spinet
B
Viol
C
Piano
D
Sitar
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4

When did the US TV series, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, begin its six years of seasons?

A
1997
B
2001
C
1982
D
1970
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5

What is a common factor in the land forms of Bhutan, northern Italy and the Basque region of Spain and France?

A
Deep cave systems
B
Extensive mountain ranges
C
Plains
D
Deserts
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6

Charlotte was the queen of which British king?

A
Edward VIII
B
William IV
C
Charles I
D
George III
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7

Which of these is a heart muscle?

A
Sternum
B
Myocardium
C
Fibula
D
Trachea
Select from the options above.
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