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Daily Quiz #2565

General Knowledge Quiz for 26 January 2016

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1

Honeycomb is made of wax cells in what shape?

A
Square
B
Duodecahedron
C
Hexagon
D
Triangle
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2

I want to be rich and effluent is an example of what?

A
Spoonerism
B
Malapropism
C
Metaphor
D
Simile
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3

Where was the first commercial railway line built?

A
London to Swindon, UK
B
Liverpool to Manchester, UK
C
Stockton to Darlington, UK
D
Settle to Carlisle, UK
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4

Which 20th century painter claimed to have invented a new technique called "action painting" and was called by the contemporary press "Jack The Dripper"?

A
Paul Klee
B
Jackson Pollock
C
Andy Warhol
D
Sam Golden
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5

In 1949 the inaugural tournament of the Thomas Cup, the most important men's badminton team competition in the world, was won by competitors from which country?

A
Ireland
B
USA
C
Denmark
D
Malaya
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6

Which islands mostly belong to the USA, since they were purchased from Denmark in 1917?

A
Hispaniola
B
Antigua
C
Virgin Islands
D
Hawaii
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7

Which of these was a famous lexicographer?

A
Daniel Webster
B
Noah Webster
C
John Webster
D
Aaron Webster
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