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Daily Quiz #4037

General Knowledge Quiz for 6 February 2020

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1

Which city, originally a monastic settlement founded by Saint Finbarr in the 6th century, built on the River Lee, became a major point of Irish emigration to North America after the Great Irish Famine in the 1840s?

A
Stoppa
B
Cork
C
Khap
D
Bungh
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2

Who sang while Ray Manzarek, Robbie Kreiger and John Densmore played?

A
Jim Morrison
B
Neil Young
C
Bob Marley
D
Eric Burdon
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3

What name was first applied to the group "Cream" when they formed in the early sixties?

A
Improvisers
B
Easy Listening
C
Supergroup
D
Heavy Metal
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4

Which of these countries was known as the Pepper, or Grain, Coast by European traders until the 19th century?

A
Liberia
B
Libya
C
Mozambique
D
Guinea
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5

Why is the America's Cup so called?

A
The winning boat in the first race was skippered by Captain America
B
The contest was originally intended to be between US and UK boats
C
The race was first hosted by the New York Yacht Club
D
The first race for the trophy was won by the "America"
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6

What old English unit equalling ⅓ inch (8.46 mm) is the base for the English and the US shoe sizing system?

A
Barleycorn
B
Hand
C
Cubit
D
Nail
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7

After what or whom are the two classes of elementary particles named?

A
Albert Einstein
B
Their behaviour
C
Two physicists (one Indian, one Italian)
D
The research centres where they were discovered
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