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Daily Quiz #4722

General Knowledge Quiz for Wednesday, 22 December 2021

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When the amateur World Wrestling Championships combined events for men and women after 2003, the Championships were initially held in non-Olympic Games years, with the exception of 2008 and 2012. What was the reason for the exceptions?

A
To hold a female championship when the Olympics included only four of the weight classes for females
B
To fill a gap when Olympic wrestling was limited to Graeco-Roman style
C
An exceptional number of contestants
D
A request from the sponsors
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2

Which comic strip has the characters Violet Gray, Linus, Rerun and Lucy van Pelt, Schroeder, Marcie, Franklin and Frieda?

A
Wizard of Id
B
Archie
C
Charlie Brown
D
Garfield
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3

When were 18 year olds allowed to vote in a General Election in the United Kingdom?

A
1970
B
1960
C
1965
D
1975
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4

Which of these cities is the furthest from London?

A
Brussels
B
Athens
C
Paris
D
Rome
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5

Which chemist, engineer, and armaments manufacturer invented dynamite and a detonator for it and then founded a longstanding series of world prizes for, among other things, promoting peace?

A
Alfred North Whitehead
B
Alfred Russel Wallace
C
Alfred, Lord Tennyson
D
Alfred Nobel
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6

The following people died from what cause: Eva Braun, Wallace Carothers, Odilo Globocnik, Joseph Goebbels, Hermann Göring, Heinrich Himmler, Günther von Kluge, Erwin Rommel, Alan Turing and the residents of Jonestown?

A
Asphyxiation
B
Gunshot wounds
C
Cyanide poisoning
D
Strychnine poisoning
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7

With what and with what area of Europe is the title Les Bonnets Rouges associated?

A
Winegrowing, Champagne
B
Religious heresy, Belgium
C
The Resistance, southern France
D
Tax protest, Brittany
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