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Daily Quiz #3340

General Knowledge Quiz for 11 March 2018

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1

What does "widow's peak" refer to?

A
V shaped hairline
B
Canadian mountain
C
Egyptian hat
D
A level of physical fitness
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2

Who wrote the symphonic suite "Scheherazade"?

A
Stravinsky
B
Prokofiev
C
Rimsky-Korsakov
D
Tchaikovsky
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3

San Francisco is closest to which ocean?

A
Indian
B
Atlantic
C
Pacific
D
Arctic
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4

The purse for the winner of the Men's Singles at Wimbledon in 2017 was £2.2 million; what was the purse for the winner of the Women's Singles?

A
£700,000
B
£1.1 million
C
£2.2 million
D
£550,000
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5

The name of what product, also known as paraffin, a combustible hydrocarbon liquid, was registered as a trademark by Abraham Gesner in 1854?

A
White spirit
B
Methylated spirit
C
Kerosene
D
Turpentine
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6

The Caroline Norton court case highlighted the injustice of what British law?

A
Royalties on intellectual property were discretionary only
B
Most assets acquired by a wife went to her husband
C
A woman could not decline a proposal of marriage from a nobleman
D
Hours of work were different for men and women
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7

Ellen Page and Ian Daniel are journalists and presenters for which television channel?

A
Viceland
B
PBS
C
BBC4
D
Channel 4 Wales
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