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Daily Quiz #4813

General Knowledge Quiz for Wednesday, 23 March 2022

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1

Lawnmower racing as a sport took off in the second half of the 20th century in the UK, USA and Australia; what reason was quoted in the UK?

A
The lawns needed mowing
B
To settle an argument about handicapping
C
The participants just felt like it
D
Other motorsport was too expensive
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2

Dichromacy is a form of what?

A
Colour blindness
B
Diabetes
C
Albinoism
D
Cancer
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3

What is the surname of the actors Henry and Peter, who are father and son?

A
Carradine
B
Fonda
C
Douglas
D
Bridges
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4

The White Horse Temple, established in Luoyang in 68 AD under the patronage of Emperor Ming in the Eastern Han capital Luoyang is, according to tradition, the first temple in China, of what religion?

A
Christian
B
Islamic
C
Buddhist
D
Shinto
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5

What was the subject of the British TV programme "The South Bank Show"?

A
Arts
B
Sport
C
News
D
Fashion
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6

John Milton created what name for the capital of Hell in his poem "Paradise Lost"?

A
Dystopia
B
Bedlam
C
Chaos
D
Pandemonium
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7

In April 2010, after riots in the capital which overthrew the government, President Kurmanbek Bakiyev left which country, leaving the way clear for the head of the new provisional government, Roza Otunbayeva?

A
Kashmir
B
Kazakhstan
C
Kyrgyzstan
D
Kiribati
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