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Daily Quiz #2043

General Knowledge Quiz for 22 August 2014

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1

The name of the science, mathematics, derives from an ancient Greek word meaning what?

A
The great mystery
B
That which is learnt
C
Them and us
D
How many fingers am I holding up
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2

What does the word "mould" not refer to?

A
A set of matching cards
B
Fungus
C
A bowl for shaping puddings
D
Composted leaves
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3

What is the standard length of the bars in the uneven parallel bars or asymmetric bars, an artistic gymnastics apparatus used only by female gymnasts?

A
420 cm
B
240 cm
C
150 cm
D
200 cm
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4

Which wars, from 1839 to 1842 and 1856 to 1860, were due to Britain smuggling goods from India into China in defiance of China's laws?

A
The Boxer Rebellion
B
The Chino-Anglo Dispute
C
The Yangtse Incident
D
The Opium Wars
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5

Who released the albums "Sentimental Journey", "Goodnight Vienna", "Bad Boy", "Old Wave" and "Vertical Man" between 1970 and 1999?

A
Elton John
B
Neil Diamond
C
Paul McCartney
D
Ringo Starr
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6

Bondi Beach is a suburb of which city?

A
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
B
Barcelona, Spain
C
Cape Town, South Africa
D
Sydney, Australia
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7

What genre is the TV series "Taggart"?

A
Travel
B
Detective
C
Romcom
D
Cooking
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