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Daily Quiz #3341

General Knowledge Quiz for 12 March 2018

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1

Which of these countries is landlocked?

A
Monaco
B
Burkina Faso
C
Venezuela
D
Bangladesh
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2

When would one use an auger?

A
To submerge a submarine
B
To cut down a tree
C
To bore a hole
D
To tune a diesel engine
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3

What branch of mathematics was founded from a paper "On a Characteristic Property of All Real Algebraic Numbers" (1874) by Georg Cantor, who built on the work of Zeno, Bernard Bolzano & Richard Dedekind, which, in turn was followed up by Bertrand Russell, Ernst Zermelo, Abraham Fraenkel & Henri Lebesgue?

A
Calculus
B
Set theory
C
Regression analysis
D
Algebra
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4

Established American basketball referee Tim Donaghy became known for gambling, and what else?

A
Deflating balls used in matches
B
Sexual misconduct
C
Betting on games which he was refereeing
D
Changing codes to ice hockey
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5

In August 1830, the audience were so stirred by a performance of Auber's "La Muette de Portici" at their capital's opera house, that it led to what successful fight for independence?

A
The Belgian Revolution
B
The French Revolution
C
The American Revolution
D
The Russian Revolution
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6

Which of these is a popular book by A A Milne?

A
Death on the Nile
B
Winnie The Pooh
C
Lord Jim
D
High Noon at Denver
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7

Which of these is not one of The Rhinemaidens, three water-nymphs who appear in Richard Wagner's opera cycle "Der Ring Des Nibelungen"?

A
Woglinde
B
Brunhilde
C
Wellgunde
D
Flosshilde
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