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Daily Quiz #3802

General Knowledge Quiz for 16 June 2019

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1

In what can a slow over rate be penalised?

A
Announcing, in broadcast media
B
Throwing, in a game of water polo
C
Calculating the weighted average cost of capital, in corporate finance
D
Bowling, fielding or batting in a game of cricket
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2

Which literary character started the popularisation of the phrase "hoist with one's own petard"?

A
Richard III
B
Gargantua
C
Don Quixote
D
Hamlet
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3

Where is scroggin more likely to be used?

A
On an endurance hike
B
During an Olympic marathon
C
As packing for a shotgun cartridge
D
To create a rock garden
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4

Which is the fifth largest country in South America in land area, spanning high plains and lakes, mountains, tropical rainforests and savannahs, major rivers and dry valleys?

A
Ecuador
B
French Guiana
C
Bolivia
D
Argentina
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5

One of the actors in the TV series "The IT Crowd" (2006-2013) also appears in which of these other TV series?

A
The Wrong Door
B
Garth Marenghi's Darkplace
C
Snuff Box
D
All of them
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6

In 2015, with names formally confirmed in 2016, new laboratory-synthesised elements were added to the periodic table of elements. How many were there?

A
5
B
2
C
3
D
4
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7

Between 9 December 1917 and 11 November 1918 (inclusive) how many armistices are recognised as having effected cessation of fighting in various areas during World War I?

A
7
B
4
C
2
D
3
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