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Daily Quiz #3017

General Knowledge Quiz for 22 April 2017

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In a Nature Ecology & Evolution 1 report published in 2017, mussels living around extreme deep-sea hydrothermal vents and methane seeps had genes which strengthened what?

A
Stability in protein structures
B
Resistance to heat
C
Ability to process toxic chemicals
D
Stability in protein structures, toxin removal from cells, greatly stronger immune system
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2

Which of these cities is furthest from Tokyo?

A
Seoul
B
Darwin
C
Glasgow
D
Beijing
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3

Which is a name for a thin slice of meat?

A
Escargot
B
Escalope
C
Escarpment
D
Envelope
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4

Theoretically, what is the minimum number of strokes with which a tennis player can win a set?

A
48
B
24
C
36
D
12
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5

When did China terminate diplomatic relations with Germany in the First World War?

A
1918
B
1915
C
They didn't
D
1917
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6

The plot for which musical, with lyrics by Don Black & Christopher Hampton and music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, revolves around Norma Desmond, a faded star of the silent screen era, living in the past in her decaying mansion?

A
Crazy for You
B
Sunset Boulevard
C
Starlight Express
D
Aspects of Love
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7

In what discipline is the English artist (of Bangladeshi descent), Akram Khan, MBE, known?

A
Opera
B
Puppet theatre
C
Dance and choreography
D
Architecture
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