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Daily Quiz #4057

General Knowledge Quiz for 26 February 2020

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1

In Norse mythology, which plant killed the god Baldur?

A
Mistletoe
B
Ivy
C
Holly
D
Rose
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2

English journalist, playwright and reform advocate, Henry Mayhew, and wood-engraver Ebenezer Landells started what satirical magazine in 1841?

A
Mad
B
Punch
C
Private Eye
D
The Onion
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3

Absolute zero is at approximately what temperature?

A
-273.3 deg C
B
-459.8 deg C
C
-549.8 deg C
D
-723.3 deg C
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4

Who is the "Watson" to Agatha Christie's detective, Hercule Poirot?

A
Laura Thyme
B
Captain Hastings
C
Inspector Charles Parker
D
Police prefect "G"
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5

Which holy book consists of two parts, the Mishnah and the Gemara, the latter of which differs between the Jerusalem and Babylonian versions ?

A
The Bible
B
The Talmud
C
The Koran
D
The Tantras
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6

What is the name of the major north-south mountain range dividing the flat lowlands of the Northeast (Manchurian) Plain to its east from the high Mongolian Plateau to its west?

A
Chuya Alps
B
Altai Mountains
C
Ulaan Taiga
D
Greater Khingan, or Da Hinggan, Range
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7

Who, in 1955 and 1956, was the first British driver to win the Mille Miglia, the British Grand Prix at Aintree and the Monaco Grand Prix?

A
Mike Hailwood
B
Stirling Moss
C
Jim Clarke
D
Jackie Stewart
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