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Daily Quiz #4026

General Knowledge Quiz for 26 January 2020

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1

Which of these was a 19th century painting by Goya?

A
The Colossus
B
The Titan
C
The Giant
D
The Cyclops
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2

Who has played (on film) Queen Elizabeth I twice, Galadriel three times, Katharine Hepburn and Veronica Guerin?

A
Cate Blanchett
B
Helen Mirren
C
Judi Dench
D
Penelope Cruz
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3

For the 2016 Paralympics and Summer Olympics, held in and around Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, which was the largest venue and the one where the opening and closing ceremonies for the Summer games were held?

A
Olympic Stadium (Engenhão)
B
Maracanã Stadium
C
Riocentro
D
Copacabana Stadium
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4

What name is given to the unnatural fear of men?

A
Homophobia
B
Thanatophobia
C
Androphobia
D
Xenophobia
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5

What town in South Australia has served a weapons-testing range since the 1950s, was the site of a detention facility for asylum seekers and refugees from 1999 to 2003, and was home to the Nurrungar satellite ground station until 1999?

A
Woomera
B
Nurrungar
C
Geelong
D
Gympie
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6

Where was the Maguindanao massacre on 23 November 2009, when 58 victims, including a politician's wife, his two sisters, journalists, lawyers, aides, and motorists who were witnesses, were kidnapped and brutally killed?

A
Ecuador
B
Philippines
C
Madagascar
D
Spain
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7

What is measured in quires?

A
Butter
B
Coffee
C
Oil
D
Paper
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