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Daily Quiz #2114

General Knowledge Quiz for 1 November 2014

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1

Taiko are used in music of what kind?

A
String quartets
B
Drumming
C
Flute solos
D
Gamelan
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2

What is a sextant used for?

A
Massage
B
Deciding the gender of chickens
C
Multiplying by sixty
D
Marine navigation
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3

A well known early historian with a particular focus on Jewish history was...?

A
Thucydides
B
Herodotus
C
Josephus
D
Strabo
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4

Which author famously upset her publisher by beginning a book with "I am quite tired of making goody goody books about nice people"?

A
Enid Blyton
B
Beatrix Potter
C
Agatha Christie
D
Jane Austen
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5

When the Netherlands football player, Clarence Seedorf, was appointed coach of the Italian football (soccer) team AC Milan from 16 January to 9 June 2014 what singled the appointment out?

A
His was the longest appointment
B
He was the youngest to have been appointed
C
He was the only coach under whom AC Milan won no games
D
He was the first black appointee to the position
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6

What light-sensitive tissue lines the inner surface of the eye?

A
Iris
B
Lens
C
Cornea
D
Retina
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7

Harvey Littleton, Dominick Labino, Dale Chihuly, Dante Marioni, Fritz Driesbach and Marvin Lipofsky are associated with producing art from what material?

A
Stone
B
Paint
C
Metal
D
Glass
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