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Daily Quiz #2049

General Knowledge Quiz for 28 August 2014

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Apart from the platypus what are the only living examples of egg-laying mammals?

A
Red Kangaroo
B
Tiger Quoll
C
Echidna (spiny anteater)
D
Capybara
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2

Clint Eastwood played the character of Rowdy Yates in which US TV series of the 1960s?

A
The Virginian
B
Wagon Train
C
Rawhide
D
Gunsmoke
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3

Which doctor first explained the circulation of the blood in 1628?

A
Peter
B
Bugs
C
Roger
D
Harvey
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4

What chess piece is also called a "castle"?

A
Rook
B
Blackbird
C
Crow
D
Shag
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5

What does a series of dots above musical notes mean?

A
Glissando
B
Staccato
C
Andante
D
Rallentando
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6

What is an earlier name for the city of Harare?

A
Dar es Salaam
B
Lagos
C
Salisbury
D
Kinshasa
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7

The Night of the Long Knives is associated with which political figure?

A
Fidel Castro
B
Joseph Stalin
C
Mao Zedong
D
Adolf Hitler
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