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Daily Quiz #2099

General Knowledge Quiz for 17 October 2014

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1

Where would a Mercator Projection be employed?

A
On a construction site
B
In a financial report
C
In a movie theatre
D
On a map
Select from the options above.
2

What position did Liechtenstein take during World War II?

A
Neutrality
B
It fought on the side of Germany
C
It joined with Italy
D
It was one of the Allies against Germany and Italy
Select from the options above.
3

Paediatrics is concerned with what?

A
Reproduction
B
Feet
C
Infants, children, and adolescents
D
Radiation therapy
Select from the options above.
4

In the TV series of P.G.Wodehouse's "Jeeves and Wooster", Bertie Wooster is most known for playing what musical instrument?

A
Saxophone
B
Piano
C
Cornet
D
Banjo
Select from the options above.
5

Which Scotsman was given a ship by Americans to harass English shipping near Great Britain, and later became an admiral in the Russian Navy of Catherine The Great?

A
John Paul Jones
B
Billy Connolly
C
Blackbeard
D
Captain Blood
Select from the options above.
6

What height should the top of the rim of a basketball net be above the court?

A
5 feet (1.52 m)
B
8 feet (2.4 m)
C
10 feet (3.05 m)
D
12 feet (3.6 m)
Select from the options above.
7

What type of opera is Puccini's Gianni Schicchi?

A
Tragedy
B
Comedy
C
Historical drama
D
Documentary
Select from the options above.
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