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Daily Quiz #2993

General Knowledge Quiz for 29 March 2017

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1

When were the first Youth Olympic Games held?

A
2012
B
2010
C
2008
D
2002
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2

Where is the Riigikogu the national parliament?

A
Finland
B
Estonia
C
Latvia
D
Sweden
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3

A valance is designed to do what?

A
Conceal "unsightly" services or structure
B
Attract similar substances
C
Display a totem
D
Manage expectations
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4

After the ending of the Civil War in the USA in 1865, slavery was abolished in the south and many of the freed slaves were given voting rights; what is another result?

A
Confederate veterans were temporarily deprived of voting rights
B
Flying the Confederate flag was made an offence
C
A member of the newly formed Ku Klux Klan assassinated President Abraham Lincoln
D
Amendment XIII to the Constitution abolishing slavery and involuntary servitude
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5

Serbian-American inventor, engineer and scientist, Nikola Tesla (1856-1943), made his mark in which of these fields?

A
Development of the AC electrical system
B
Bridge building
C
Interior design
D
Origami
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6

What was the life expectancy of someone who contracted the bubonic plague, the most commonly seen form during the Black Death that peaked in Europe between 1348 and 1350, which had a mortality rate of thirty to seventy-five percent?

A
8 days
B
8 years
C
8 months
D
8 hours
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7

In what period of English history was the 2015 UK TV series "Wolf Hall" set?

A
Immediately before the invasion of William the Conqueror
B
Regency
C
The reign of King Henry VIII
D
The Anarchy
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