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Daily Quiz #3300

General Knowledge Quiz for 30 January 2018

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How did the Great Exhibition of 1851 in the Crystal Palace in the UK differ from the French Industrial Exposition of 1844 which is said to have inspired it?

A
Hector Berlioz composed and conducted a new symphonic and choral work to open it
B
It was international
C
The country's monarch opened the Exhibition
D
It excluded exhibits from France
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2

Which of these is food for a dragonfly?

A
Other insects
B
Giraffes
C
Apples
D
Dragons
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3

By what name is David Evans better known?

A
Bono
B
Edge
C
Prince
D
Slash
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4

How was John Williams involved in the 1984, 1988 and 1996 Summer Olympics and the 2002 Winter Olympics?

A
He conducted the orchestra which played the national anthems for medal winners
B
He composed the theme music
C
He directed documentaries about the four Games
D
His wife medalled in the four Games
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5

Where in Scotland does the Falkirk Wheel operate?

A
At Plean Mill, Falkirk
B
In the Falkirk sheet rolling mill
C
At the junction of the Forth and Clyde Canal and the Union Canal
D
At the Glasgow railway terminus
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6

The Kiel Canal links which 2 seas?

A
North and Black
B
North and Baltic
C
Black and Baltic
D
North and Mediterranean
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7

From which musical does the song “Maria” come?

A
Porgy And Bess
B
Oklahoma
C
The Sound Of Music
D
West Side Story
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