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Daily Quiz #3867

General Knowledge Quiz for 20 August 2019

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1

What is another word for a "post mortem"?

A
Automaton
B
Autogyro
C
Autopsy
D
Autolycus
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2

If Christmas Day falls on a Tuesday, on what day will New Year's Day fall?

A
Tuesday
B
Wednesday
C
Thursday
D
Monday
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3

Who was "the fourth man" in the Cambridge spy ring, whose name was not publicly known until 1979?

A
Guy Burgess
B
Kim Philby
C
Anthony Blunt
D
Donald Maclean
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4

Which ship was sunk in World War II on 17 June 1940 in the course of evacuating British nationals and troops, with the loss of an estimated more than 4,000 men, women and children?

A
Lancastria
B
Lusitania
C
Armenia
D
Goya
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5

What game involving reptiles is based on the Indian game called Vaikuntapaoli or Paramapada Sopanam?

A
Checkers
B
Parchisi
C
Snakes and Ladders
D
Darts
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6

Who opened their own business in 1885, by 1890 was recognized as one of France's foremost Art Nouveau jewellery designers, and in the 1920s became famous for his work in the Art Deco style?

A
Mary Quant
B
Aubrey Beardsley
C
Barbara Hepworth
D
René Lalique
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7

William Randolph Hearst, Turk Murphy, Wyatt Earp and Joe DiMaggio are buried in cemeteries at Colma, where the dead outnumber the living by thousands to one. Where is Colma?

A
Denver, Colorado
B
Cimmaron County, Oklahoma
C
San Mateo County, California
D
Cheyenne County, Kansas
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