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Daily Quiz #3694

General Knowledge Quiz for 28 February 2019

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1

Which of these is an English novelist?

A
Jennifer Butcher Leeds
B
Mary Milliner Manchester
C
Rosemary Draper Sheffield
D
Barbara Taylor Bradford
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2

Where was the men's world best time (up to 2009) for the Team Sprint, of 42.950 seconds, set by the British cycling team of Jamie Staff, Jason Kenny and Chris Hoy?

A
UCI Track Cycling World Champs, Palma de Mallorca, Spain, 2007
B
UCI World Cup, Beijing, 2009
C
UCI Track Cycling World Champs, Manchester, UK, 2008
D
Olympic Games Beijing 2008
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3

What was the name for a form of stencil duplicator used for making numerous copies of a document?

A
Mimeograph
B
Teleprinter
C
Offset printer
D
Pantograph
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4

How was Joan of Arc killed in 1431 after she was captured by the Burgundians, sold to the English and tried by an ecclesiastical court?

A
Firing squad
B
Electric chair
C
Lethal injection
D
Burnt at the stake
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5

The highest mountain in North America is part of which mountain range?

A
Appalachian Mountains
B
Rocky Mountains
C
Alaska Range
D
Sierra Nevada
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6

What is the longest and widest single nerve in the human body?

A
Sciatic nerve
B
Lateral femoral cutaneous nerve
C
Optic nerve
D
Saphenous nerve
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7

Which British show, featuring adult contestants and broadcast by the BBC on 31 May 1938, is generally held to have been the world's first TV game show?

A
The Price Is Right
B
Generation Game
C
Spelling Bee
D
Wheel of Fortune
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