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Daily Quiz #3057

General Knowledge Quiz for 1 June 2017

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1

Which of these states of the USA is rectangular?

A
Ohio
B
Nevada
C
Missouri
D
Colorado
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2

Which nation beat the USA's "Dream Team" in basketball at the 2004 Summer Olympics?

A
Yugoslavia
B
Spain
C
Argentina
D
France
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3

Passiflora edulis, a vine native to South America, is also called passionfruit, maracujá or maracuyá in South America, lilikoʻi in Hawaii and by what name in South Africa?

A
Granadilla
B
Kumquat
C
Avocado
D
Protea
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4

What does "anadromous" describe?

A
A camel with an unusually small hump
B
Fresh water fish migrating to salt water to spawn
C
Fish migrating up rivers from salt water to spawn
D
A genus of Australian prehistoric flightless bird
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5

What was the initial cause of a major nuclear accident in Fukushima, Japan, in March 2011?

A
A tourist flicked the wrong switch
B
A 9.0 - 9.1 magnitude earthquake and its tsunami
C
A spent fuel rod was mistakenly used in an operational reactor
D
A failed ballistic missile experiment
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6

First published in 1764 under a pseudonym, which novel aimed "to blend the two kinds of romance: the ancient and the modern" and has been called the first of the gothic horror genre?

A
Dracula
B
The Castle of Otranto
C
The Mysteries of Udolpho
D
Frankenstein
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7

Park Jae-sang, who was well-known in the Korean music scene, became internationally known in 2012 under what name?

A
BoA
B
Psy
C
Rain
D
Big Bang
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