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Daily Quiz #4808

General Knowledge Quiz for Friday, 18 March 2022

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1

Who was Australia's first Catholic saint?

A
Mary McKillop
B
Flora MacDonald
C
Kylie Minogue
D
Cathy Freeman
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2

According to John Aubrey in "Brief Lives", Sir Francis Bacon's death was caused after he contracted a fatal case of pneumonia after an experiment to do what?

A
Find a foolproof way to keep a hat on
B
Ski downhill
C
Use snow to preserve meat
D
Make a waterproof material from latex
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3

What nationality is Marat Safin, who won his first Grand Slam tennis tournament at the US Open in 2000?

A
Chinese
B
Indian
C
Russian
D
French
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4

An archipelago is a collection of what?

A
Stamps
B
Birds
C
Islands
D
Records
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5

Since 1991 what is "OPM" most often used to mean?

A
Organised project management
B
Office of Personal Management
C
Optional prices mode
D
Other people's money
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6

Who nailed a paper with 95 theses as a basis for debate with Friar John Tetzel to a church door at Wittenberg on 31 October 1517?

A
John Wesley
B
John Paul Sartre
C
Martin Luther
D
Joseph Goebbels
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7

About how long would it take for bell ringers to ring a complete peal of 12 bells, i.e. with all its permutations?

A
A day and a half
B
9 hours
C
40 years
D
3 hours
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