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Daily Quiz #3485

General Knowledge Quiz for 3 August 2018

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1

When was the French Tricolor flag officially adopted?

A
1830
B
1816
C
1589
D
1794
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2

What satellite, launched by NASA aboard a Delta rocket from Cape Canaveral on 10 July 1962, was built as part of a multi-national agreement between AT&T, Bell Telephone Laboratories, NASA, the British General Post Office, and the French National PTT (Post, Telegraph & Telecom Office)?

A
WorldCom
B
Hot Bird
C
Telstar
D
Intelsat
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3

Who is quoted as saying "... advertising ... attracts all the bright, creative and ambitious young people, leaving us mainly with the slow and self-obsessed to become our artists. ... Never in the field of human history has so much been used by so many to say so little"?

A
Prince Charles
B
Tony Blair
C
"Banksy"
D
Woody Allen
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4

Where do the waters of the Atlantic and Indian Oceans meet?

A
Off the southern tip of Tierra del Fuego
B
Off the southern tip of South Africa
C
Off the southern tip of Sri Lanka
D
Off the southern tip of New Zealand
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5

Primogeniture is the method by which, for example, land passes from a farmer who dies intestate to his eldest son. What is the name of the method whereby the land is divided between all of the sons?

A
Abdication
B
Secogeniture
C
Gavelkind
D
Deliberation
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6

Until 2004, when the International Judging System (IJS) (informally called the "Code of Points") was introduced, what was the highest score a judge could award in figure skating for each of the "free skate" and the "short" programmes?

A
10
B
6
C
15
D
100
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7

Which bass player, who had been a member of the Sex Pistols, died from a drug overdose in New York?

A
Glen Matlock
B
Johnny Rotten
C
Paul Cook
D
Sid Vicious
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