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Daily Quiz #4411

General Knowledge Quiz for 14 February 2021

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1

Spinoff TV series from "Beverly Hills, 90210" included "Melrose Place", "90210" and which other?

A
Models Inc
B
Two and a Half Men
C
The Hills
D
The Family Guy
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2

In music, what word means "to be performed without any break between - smooth and sustained"?

A
Tarantino
B
Pizzicato
C
Legato
D
Risotto
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3

In April 2010, ash from the eruption of which mountain caused flights to be cancelled in Northern Europe ?

A
Eyjafjallajökull
B
Tindfjallajökull
C
Herðubreið
D
Hverfjall
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4

"Magic" Johnson was a leading player in which sport?

A
Ice hockey
B
Baseball
C
Basketball
D
American football
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5

What device, invented by Peter Cooper Hewitt in 1902 and obsolete by 1975 with the introduction of devices such as the silicon diode and thyristor, converts alternating current to direct current by means of putting electricity through vapor?

A
Iron pole converter
B
Carbon rod transformer
C
Mercury arc rectifier
D
Manganese current exchanger
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6

Which inn that stood on the east side of Borough High Street in Southwark accommodated pilgrims headed on annual pilgrimage to the Shrine of Thomas Beckett in Canterbury Cathedral, and is mentioned in Geoffrey Chaucer's "The Canterbury Tales"?

A
The Rover's Return
B
The Tabard
C
Admiral Benbow
D
The Queen Victoria
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7

Which of these is a fictional character created by Patricia Cornwell?

A
Paddy Clarke
B
Kay Scarpetta
C
Adrian Mole
D
Cordelia Gray
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