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Daily Quiz #4051

General Knowledge Quiz for 20 February 2020

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1

An orrery is a moving mechanical model of what system?

A
Solar
B
Digestive
C
Wind
D
Volcanoes
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2

The art of the Tulip Era is associated with what?

A
The Elizabethan era in 16th century England
B
The 17th century Dutch Golden Age
C
The Ottoman Empire in the 18th century
D
19th century Japan
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3

Pirates operating off the coast of which country took over $100 million in ransom payments between 2007 and 2009?

A
Norway
B
Egypt
C
Australia
D
Somalia
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4

Chile's coat of arms contains the country's two national animals, the Andean condor and which other?

A
Andean fox
B
Rhea
C
Pudú, the world's smallest deer
D
Huemul
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5

American comedian, actress, writer, producer, and television host of over 50 years' standing, Joan Rivers, died in 2014 following what?

A
A minor operation on her vocal cords
B
A car accident
C
An open heart operation
D
Falling off a stage
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6

Which of these is a very good hand in the game of blackjack?

A
4 fives and a jack
B
A King and an Ace
C
A three, a seven, a six and a King
D
Ace, 7, 8 and 9 of hearts
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7

Which of these is a pear-shaped, fretless stringed instrument commonly used in Middle Eastern music?

A
Sackbut
B
Crumhorn
C
Shawm
D
Oud
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