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Daily Quiz #4003

General Knowledge Quiz for 3 January 2020

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1

Which of these countries does not use the euro as standard currency?

A
Italy
B
France
C
Great Britain
D
Germany
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2

What character in an 18th century English opera gave rise to a famous song composed for a 20th century work based on it?

A
Mopsa
B
Galatea
C
Macheath
D
Sally
Select from the options above.
3

What is the name of the engraved stone, discovered in 1799, that provided a key to deciphering the languages of ancient Egypt?

A
Babel Stone
B
Blarney Stone
C
Rosetta Stone
D
Talking Stone
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4

What is the curve which surface tension causes in the surface of a liquid close to an object or container?

A
Lunula
B
Meniscus
C
Gibbous phase
D
Croissant
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5

Who played the longest tennis match at Wimbledon?

A
Pancho Gonzalez and Charlie Passarell, 1969
B
Roger Federer and Andy Roddick, 2009
C
John Isner and Nicolas Mahut, 2010
D
Marin Čilić and Sam Querrey, 2012
Select from the options above.
6

What food-related substance is extracted from the seeds of the achiote tree (Bixa orellana)?

A
Allspice
B
Annatto
C
Cardamom
D
Chimichurri
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7

Which of these is NOT a detective crime TV series?

A
Vera
B
Vera Drake
C
Frankie Drake
D
Foyle's War
Select from the options above.
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