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Daily Quiz #2800

General Knowledge Quiz for 17 September 2016

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1

Which of these is not a prime number?

A
47
B
43
C
41
D
45
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2

What was the eventual stage name of Clem Campbell, who auditioned for band leader Johnny Dankworth in 1951?

A
Tommy Steele
B
Debbie Reynolds
C
Cleo Laine
D
Billy Fury
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3

Which of these is dish originating in Louisiana, USA?

A
Disco
B
Combo
C
Mambo
D
Gumbo
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4

Where is the lowest point in the USA?

A
Niagara
B
Grand Canyon
C
Death Valley
D
North Dakota
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5

Which of these is a character in Charles Dickens's "David Copperfield"?

A
Mrs. Malaprop
B
Pip
C
Fagan
D
Mr Micawber
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6

Finishing in 2016 André Borschberg and Bertrand Piccard from Switzerland were the first to do what?

A
Launch the first reusable rocket successfully to enter orbital space and return
B
Successfully evacuate all the civilians from a Syrian city besieged by government and Russian forces
C
Excavate remains of Homo naledi, a previously unknown species of early human in South Africa
D
Circumnavigate the globe piloting a fixed-wing plane using only solar power
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7

What board game for two players is known as wéiqí in Chinese and baduk in Korean?

A
Go
B
Draughts
C
Scrabble
D
Chess
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