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Daily Quiz #4712

General Knowledge Quiz for Sunday, 12 December 2021

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1

What is a tallit, or tallis or talith?

A
Traditional Mongolian pair of trousers
B
A shawl
C
A percussion instrument
D
A prayer scroll
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2

What flower is the English rugby team emblem?

A
Rose
B
Lily
C
Nasturtium
D
Thistle
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3

The body of writings contained in the Ayurveda - life science, or knowledge - dealing in lifestyle and therapy interventions to gain human health, is understood to have originated in India how long ago?

A
1,000 years
B
5 millennia
C
Close to 3 millennia
D
1,200 years
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4

In 1391 Geoffrey Chaucer wrote a partly completed instruction manual for a scientific instrument, in English (unusually in science) and designed to be simple. Which instrument?

A
Astrolabe
B
Quadrant
C
Armillary sphere
D
Altazimuth
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5

The Korean word transliterated as "getbol" is Korea's term for which vital part of its shoreline ecology?

A
Mangrove swamps
B
Tidal mudflats
C
Pinnacle rocks for bird nesting
D
Coral reefs
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6

What is the official language of Liechtenstein?

A
Italian
B
Spanish
C
Dutch
D
German
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7

What is Parris Goebel's specialist field?

A
Directing (theatre)
B
Influencing
C
Hip-hop dance, and choreography
D
Ice skating
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