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Daily Quiz #3502

General Knowledge Quiz for 20 August 2018

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1

What does an horologist make?

A
Scary movies
B
Clocks
C
Furniture
D
Trouble
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2

What is the most populous city in Canada, the provincial capital of Ontario, which is on the northwestern shore of Lake Ontario?

A
Toronto
B
Ottawa
C
Quebec
D
Vancouver
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3

What about a tornado distinguishes it from a hurricane?

A
It travels exclusively over land
B
Its maximum sustained wind speed is 110 miles per hour (180 km/h)
C
It rotates clockwise
D
It touches the surface of the Earth
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4

What is needed to create a Tangram?

A
Seven flat straight-sided shapes
B
A pencil or pen, and paper marked in a grid
C
Five concave-sided cubes
D
Scissors and plastic straws
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5

The musical "West Side Story" is associated with which geographical area?

A
Austria
B
London
C
New York
D
Thailand
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6

Royal FloraHolland, beginning 1911/12 and now one of the largest floristry auction companies in the world, has been owned from its beginning by what or whom?

A
A Dutch banking conglomerate
B
The Dutch government
C
The royal house of the Netherlands
D
The flower growers who trade through it
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7

John Carr, one of a renowned family of biscuit makers in Carlisle in the United Kingdom, is particularly remembered for creating what, first marketed in 1861 and still popular?

A
Lazy Susan
B
Water crackers
C
Garibaldi biscuits
D
Ring binders
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