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Daily Quiz #2771

General Knowledge Quiz for 19 August 2016

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1

Norfolk Island is closest to which large body of land?

A
Australia
B
India
C
France
D
Russia
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2

Which was the sole supplier of tires to Formula One racing cars for the 2007 to 2010 seasons?

A
Bridgestone
B
Michelin
C
Pirelli
D
Dunlop
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3

What monochrome painting by Pablo Picasso, painted during the Spanish Civil War, is 3.5m by 7.8m?

A
Nude Woman With A Necklace
B
Three Musicians
C
Guernica
D
Les Demoiselles d'Avignon
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4

Which best characterises deep sleep?

A
Delta waves
B
Rapid eye movement (REM)
C
Theta waves
D
Dreaming
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5

Which of these best resembles a diaeresis in shape?

A
Cedilla
B
Apostrophe
C
Umlaut
D
Exclamation mark
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6

The most famous statement of which 17th century French philosopher is "Cogito ergo sum"?

A
David Hume
B
René Descartes
C
Gottfried Leibniz
D
Baruch Spinoza
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7

A preliminary framework agreement was reached in April 2015 between eight parties including the United Kingdom, Russia, France, the USA, the People's Republic of China, Germany plus the European Union over what issue?

A
Military nuclear power in one of the countries
B
Method of applying trade sanctions
C
Free trade
D
Techniques to combat climate change
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