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Daily Quiz #4725

General Knowledge Quiz for 25 December 2021

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1

Which of these items used to be part of some kinds of typewriter?

A
Daisy wheel
B
Primrose circle
C
Rose water
D
Daffodil twister
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2

The era of political liberalisation in Czechoslovakia in 1968 was called what?

A
Svoboda Times
B
Dubček's Summer
C
Wenceslas Winter
D
Prague Spring
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3

Who is remembered in the name for the "cold rain" process, the process by which precipitation starts in a mixed cloud with a temperature below freezing, e.g. how ice crystals grow at the expense of liquid cloud droplets within the cloud?

A
Jonathan E. Pleim
B
Bert Holtslag and Byron Boville
C
Robert C. Gilliam
D
Tor Bergeron
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4

Baffin Bay is on which continent?

A
Asia
B
South America
C
Europe
D
North America
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5

In cricket, what term is used to describe the situation when a batsman is "out" for no score in both innings of the same two-innings match?

A
Golden duck
B
Bronze duck
C
Silver duck
D
Pair
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6

What song was a UK #1 hit for Mike and the Mechanics in 1989?

A
Age of Reason
B
Reelin' in the Years
C
The Year of the Cat
D
The Living Years
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7

Equipment launched by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) in December 2021 is designed to do what?

A
Experiment with all-electric airplane flight
B
Observe the near-earth asteroid 4660 Nereus
C
Replace the aging Hubble Telescope
D
Be one of three flights gathering data to provide a foundation for human deep space exploration
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