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Daily Quiz #4850

General Knowledge Quiz for Friday, 29 April 2022

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1

Edward Somerset, Denis Papin, Thomas Newcomen and James Watt are known for work in relation to what?

A
Mechanical harvesters
B
Mine elevators
C
Rotary motion engines
D
Steam power
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2

The qualifying age to compete in World Figure Skating Championships has been '15 years old by 1 July of the previous year', since when?

A
1996
B
1896
C
1991
D
1960
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3

The accused in the 2020 film, "The Trial of the Chicago 7", were indicted for conspiracy and crossing state lines with the intention of inciting riots to protest what?

A
Racism in schools
B
The Vietnam War
C
Gun sales, after a spate of school shootings
D
Obstacles to women's liberation
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4

In thinking about the singularity at the base of the Big Bang which sparked the present universe, some theories about what in turn formed that singularity include ...?

A
Cold Big Bang
B
String theory
C
Steady-state model
D
Big Freeze
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5

What motto, coined by Thomas J. Watson while managing the sales and advertising departments at the National Cash Register Company became a motto for IBM?

A
Thought
B
Think
C
Thunk
D
Thank
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6

What is the name commonly used for a location system for radio transmission?

A
Sigint
B
Radar
C
Asdic
D
Huff-duff
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7

When you see a banana for sale, where is it likely (if not in the country you are in) to have been grown?

A
Costa Rica
B
Ecuador
C
Fiji
D
Peru
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