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Daily Quiz #2614

General Knowledge Quiz for 15 March 2016

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1

The Grand Canyon is in which US state?

A
Idaho
B
Colorado
C
Arizona
D
Iowa
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2

In 2015 Swiss explorers Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg completed what?

A
A voyage by sampan from Vancouver to Vietnam
B
Submarine sailing of the complete length of the mid-Atlantic rift at sea-floor level
C
The first half of the first around the world zero-fuel, solar-powered flight
D
Scaling every mountain peak over 8,000 m
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3

Which American ragtime and early jazz pianist, bandleader and composer who wrote "Wolverine Blues", "Black Bottom Stomp", and "Buddy Bolden's Blues" claimed, in self-promotional hyperbole, to have invented jazz outright in 1902?

A
Paul Whiteman
B
"Jelly Roll" Morton
C
Duke Ellington
D
Wynton Marsalis
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4

The 9th Marquess of Queensberry sponsored the rules for which sport?

A
Boxing
B
Rugby Union
C
Badminton
D
Tennis
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5

What religious sect that uses dancing as a form of worship was founded by Ann Lee, who migrated with her followers from England to New York in 1772?

A
Shakers
B
Bumpers
C
Trickers
D
Botherers
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6

Auditory refers to which of the senses?

A
Smell
B
Hearing
C
Taste
D
Sight
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7

Which children's book character was named after the London railway station where he was first met?

A
Paddington
B
Euston
C
Victoria
D
St Pancras
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