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Daily Quiz #3594

General Knowledge Quiz for 20 November 2018

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Which of these was a siege gun used in European warfare during the 16th and 17th centuries which had a calibre of 8 inches (200 mm), weighed about 8,000 pounds (3,600 kg), and was designed to fire cannon balls weighing up to 52 pounds (24 kg)?

A
Karelia
B
Khartoum
C
Kapowee
D
Kartouwe
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2

Which jazz musician was known for his voluminous cheeks and "bent" trumpet?

A
Glen Miller
B
Wynton Marsalis
C
Louis Armstrong
D
Dizzy Gillespie
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3

The Beaufort Sea constitutes part of which ocean?

A
Atlantic
B
Pacific
C
Arctic
D
Indian
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4

The term "three in a bed" is used in which sport?

A
Synchronised swimming
B
Darts
C
Cricket
D
Field hockey
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5

What is the name of a process of dyeing fabric to produce marbled colour effects using hot wax?

A
Velveteen
B
Paisley
C
Batik
D
Organza
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6

In May 2017 the National Health Service (NHS) in the UK was severely disrupted nationwide by what?

A
90% budget cuts
B
Severe prolonged flooding and storms which cut electricity and flooded hospital generators
C
A combined massive influenza and toxoplasmosis epidemic
D
Ransom malware
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7

Who or what lives in a vespiary?

A
Sheep
B
Motor scooters
C
Monks
D
Wasps
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