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Daily Quiz #4010

General Knowledge Quiz for 10 January 2020

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1

Which tafelberg is associated with Cape Town, South Africa?

A
Swartberg
B
Roraima Tepui
C
Lion's Head
D
Table Mountain
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2

Which Russian-born ballet choreographer co-founded the New York City Ballet in 1948?

A
Martha Graham
B
Jerome Robbins
C
Isadora Duncan
D
George Balanchine
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3

Which album by the Arctic Monkeys was the fastest selling album in UK chart history?

A
Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not
B
Favourite Worst Nightmare
C
Humbug
D
Five Minutes with Arctic Monkeys
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4

Which city was the site of the dervish rebellion and the death of the British General Gordon in 1885?

A
Khartoum
B
Wadi Halfa
C
Cairo
D
Sedan
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5

Who was the player nicknamed the "Say Hey Kid", who played for the Giants when they won the World Series in 1954?

A
Joe DiMaggio
B
Knute Rockne
C
Babe Ruth
D
Willie Mays
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6

It has excellent electric insulating and arc-quenching capacity, and is widely used in electronics, laser, medical, meteorological, freezing, fire-fighting, chemical, military, space aviation, non-ferrous metallurgy and physical research. What is it?

A
Teflon
B
SF6
C
SiO2
D
Transformer oil
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7

The phrase "Here I stand. I can do no other" is popularly understood to have been said while facing what?

A
A firing squad in World War I
B
Judgement in a trial for heresy in the 16th century
C
Proclamation as Emperor in 1st century Rome
D
Being burnt at the stake in the early 15th century
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