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Daily Quiz #4550

General Knowledge Quiz for 3 July 2021

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"Die Fledermaus" is an operetta composed by Johann Strauss II. What is a "fledermaus"?

A
Rat
B
Cat
C
Bat
D
Hat
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2

The term "checkmate" is based on a phrase from which language?

A
German
B
Dutch
C
Persian
D
Indian
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3

Which of these is an anthology film released in 1988, a collection of short films about Michael Jackson several of which are long-form music videos from his "Bad" album?

A
Ghosts
B
The Wiz
C
Moonwalker
D
This Is It
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4

What do loxodromes contribute to?

A
Map drawing
B
Study of spiral galaxies
C
Understanding of hurricanes
D
Sundials
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5

Lake Titicaca is in which mountain range?

A
Andes
B
Rockies
C
Urals
D
Caucasus
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6

Why did the UK send two Royal Navy ships in May 2021 to the Bailiwick of Jersey, a British Crown Dependency?

A
To participate in a naval training exercise with France
B
To prevent Jersey's seceding to France
C
To deliver vaccines against COVID-19
D
To monitor a protest and potential blockade by French fishermen
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7

In the expression "spill the beans" what are the "beans"?

A
Promises
B
Excitement
C
Information
D
Answers
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