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Daily Quiz #4099

General Knowledge Quiz for 8 April 2020

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1

Where or how is riprap used?

A
As a pattern infill in graphics
B
As a drone and a rhythm element in street music
C
To assist farmers in tail docking
D
In shorelines to protect against water erosion
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2

Which of these was an irregular unit of British Special Forces founded in Cairo in 1942 by Major Vladimir Peniakoff that served in the Western Desert during World War II?

A
Special Air Services
B
Long Range Desert Group
C
Popski's Private Army
D
Special Boat Service
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3

Which country produces the most of the world's olive oil?

A
South Africa
B
Jordan
C
Greece
D
Spain
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4

Which country is the only one to have won a gold medal in every Winter Olympics from 1924, the first, until 2018?

A
Russia (including the Soviet Union)
B
Norway
C
Germany (including West and East Germany)
D
USA
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5

In a paper published in "Physical Review Letters" in 1964, British theoretical physicist Peter Higgs proposed a theory in physics. What was it?

A
A mechanism for an all-pervasive energy field which interacts with its environment to give mass
B
Force-carrying particles in the electroweak force
C
A theory of molecular vibrations
D
Mechanism in the formation of topological defects
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6

In January 2019 executive producers Alec Sulkin and Rich Appel, along with creator Seth MacFarlane, confirmed "Family Guy" would no longer write jokes against what?

A
Donald Trump
B
Children with Down syndrome
C
The LGBT community
D
Sexual assault
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7

Who invented the revolver?

A
James Revolver
B
Cole Porter
C
Portland James
D
Samuel Colt
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