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Daily Quiz #3986

General Knowledge Quiz for 17 December 2019

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1

The Three Gorges Dam is in which country?

A
United States Of America
B
China
C
Canada
D
Mexico
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2

Rheumatism affects what part of the body?

A
Liver
B
Heart
C
Head
D
Joints
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3

What was the name given to the irregular mounted troops raised for service in Cuba by Theodore Roosevelt in the Spanish American war?

A
Roughriders
B
Teddy's Cavalry
C
Chindits
D
Cossacks
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4

Who was the first player to hit 60 home runs in one season Major League Baseball in 1927, a record broken in 1961?

A
Babe Ruth
B
Mickey Mantle
C
Roger Maris
D
Hank Aaron
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5

In what profession did "The It Girl" of the 1920s and 1930s work?

A
Film actress
B
Professional model
C
Secretary
D
Nurse
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6

Apart from being writers of literature for children which of these is also common to Astrid Lindgren, Tove Jansson, Patricia Wrightson, Aidan Chambers, Margaret Mahy and Annie M. G. Schmidt?

A
Their graves are in Père Lachaise Cemetery, Paris, France
B
A character called Pippi
C
They won the Hans Christian Andersen Award for authors
D
They wrote science fiction under a different name
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7

The phrase "the father of the nation" is an example of … what?

A
Gerund
B
Simile
C
Litotes
D
Metaphor
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