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Daily Quiz #2711

General Knowledge Quiz for 20 June 2016

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Which dynasty, lasting from 907 to 1125 CE, ruled present-day Mongolia and portions of the Russian Far East, northern Korea, and northern China including all of Manchuria?

A
Qing
B
Ming
C
Liao
D
Tang
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2

What was heavyweight boxer Joe Louis' nickname?

A
Spirit of St Louis
B
The Brown Bomber
C
Muhammad Ali
D
Tricky Dicky
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3

Which was the youngest of these four solo acts to reach number one on Billboard magazine's weekly pop singles chart?

A
Paul Anka
B
Britney Spears
C
Michael Jackson
D
Shelley Fabares
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4

What chemical element with atomic number 55 is a soft, silvery-gold alkali metal with a melting point of 28 °C (83 °F), and one of only five metals that are liquid at or near room temperature?

A
Gallium
B
Mercury
C
Caesium
D
Silicon
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5

Where do Berilia, Tubul, Great T'Phon and Jerakeen appear together?

A
As illustrations of Malaysian birds in Audubon's classic work
B
In the Mongolian cricket team
C
On the back of the Great A'Tuin
D
In Phineas T. Barnum's first circus
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6

What is the name for discoveries in detective novels that are put there to mislead the reader?

A
Facts
B
Red herrings
C
Clues
D
Hints
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7

The city was capital of the 17th century Dutch Brazil and is known for the reefs protecting its harbour; which is it?

A
Porto Alegre
B
Rio de Janeiro
C
São Paulo
D
Recife
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