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Daily Quiz #2053

General Knowledge Quiz for 1 September 2014

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1

What does Playfair's Theory describe?

A
Glacier action on the surrounding land
B
The relationship between a river valley and the size of the stream or river that runs through it
C
The workable proportion between height and width in 18th century monumental architecture
D
The definition of parallel lines
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2

One of the top songs for 2012 featured Gotye and which other artist?

A
Natasha Pincus
B
Kelly Clarkson
C
illuminart
D
Kimbra
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3

Who wrote the music for the ballets "The Firebird", "Petrushka", and "The Rite of Spring"?

A
Rimsky-Korsakov
B
Prokofiev
C
Stravinsky
D
Tchaikovsky
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4

What is the maximum number of players allowed on the field during a game of Rugby Sevens?

A
20
B
14
C
30
D
22
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5

Which of these is an instrument for recording electrical discharges associated with mental activity?

A
Electroencephalograph
B
Electrocardiograph
C
Electromagnet
D
Encephalophone
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6

What is the name given to the retreat from Chiang Kai-shek’s forces by the Chinese communists from Jiangxi to Shaanxi, a 9,600 km (5,965 mile), year-long journey that began in October 1934?

A
Dandi Salt March
B
The Long March
C
The Green March
D
March To The Sea
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7

What is the name of a cross between broccoli and cauliflower?

A
Collocoli
B
Broccoflower
C
Zucchini
D
Protea
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