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Daily Quiz #4765

General Knowledge Quiz for 3 February 2022

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1

When the Mensheviks were a political force how were their opposition known?

A
Bolshie
B
Bolsheviks
C
Womensheviks
D
Unmensheviks
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2

The New Stone Age was what period?

A
Neolithic
B
Palaeolithic
C
Holocene
D
Pleistocene
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3

The Lufira River runs between the Mitumba Mountain range, which stretches along the Western Rift Valley in the Democratic Republic of Congo, and which other mountains and high plateaus to the west?

A
Hoggar
B
Kibara
C
Loma
D
Guinea Highlands
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4

The song "Invisible Sun" was banned by the BBC in 1981. Who was the artist?

A
Sam Cooke
B
Police
C
Three Dog Night
D
Wings
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5

Which city-building video game was developed by Will Wright, was released for a number of platforms from 1989 to 1991, and eventually generated a game which has become one of the best-selling franchises in the video game industry?

A
SimCity
B
Warcraft
C
Cities XXL
D
The Sumerian Game
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6

Which publisher(s) founded an imprint in 1908, now owned by Harlequin UK, which by the 1930s began to cater for escapist fiction and continues to do so exclusively?

A
James and John Harper
B
Gerald Rusgrove Mills and Charles Boon
C
Richard L. Simon and M. Lincoln Schuster
D
Alfred A. Knopf
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7

What phrase means "a death blow intended to end the suffering of a wounded creature", literally "blow of mercy"?

A
Rigor mortis
B
Sotto voce
C
Coup de grace
D
Estocada
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