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Daily Quiz #4004

General Knowledge Quiz for 4 January 2020

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1

A pair of angles is complementary if the sum of their measures is how many degrees?

A
90
B
180
C
360
D
720
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2

What 1949 film about racial prejudice in the USA by Clarence Brown, from a novel by William Faulkner, involved a black boy, a white boy and an old woman assisting a black man accused of murder?

A
Pinky
B
Home Of The Brave
C
Lost Boundaries
D
Intruder In The Dust
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3

What is the wine-tasting term for the aroma, smell or bouquet of a wine?

A
Nose
B
Eyes
C
Ears
D
Throat
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4

Whose writings were the vivid and eloquent force which in the 5th century CE cemented into Christian teachings the doctrine of original sin still preached in some of Christianity?

A
Irenaeus, Bishop of Lyons
B
St Augustine of Hippo
C
St Paul
D
St Cuthbert
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5

When the women's 5000 m world record was broken by a 17 year old in 1984 (with a time of 15:01.83), why was the new record not accepted by the International Amateur Athletics Federation (IAAF)?

A
She had a pace runner
B
The time had not been recorded by an IAAF official
C
She was under the recognised age for competition
D
She was South African
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6

Where is the Republic of Karelia?

A
Central Australia
B
South America
C
North of Georgia
D
Northwest Russia
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7

Before the capital of Japan was established in present day Kyoto by the Heian Emperor Kanmu in 794 CE, where was the previous capital?

A
Edo
B
Nara
C
Tokyo
D
Naniwa
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