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Daily Quiz #4904

General Knowledge Quiz for Wednesday, 22 June 2022

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1

How many players are there in a men's lacrosse team?

A
15
B
10
C
8
D
12
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2

What film starred Michael Caine in the 1966 version and Jude Law in the 2004 version?

A
Alfie
B
Get Carter
C
The Quiet American
D
The Third Man
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3

What name is given to musical lines that sound different and move independently from each other, but sound harmonious when played simultaneously?

A
Cross rhythmic
B
Harmony
C
Counterpoint
D
Part songs
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4

Which of these is not true of Eleanor of Aquitaine?

A
At different times she was Queen Consort of France and of England
B
She led a French army to drive the English out of Europe in the Hundred Years War
C
She ruled England as regent while Richard I of England was on the Third Crusade
D
She had 5 sons (2 of whom would become King of England), and 5 daughters
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5

Why is the ratio of the speed of a projectile to the speed of sound called the Mach number?

A
It is a shortened form of the Italian word "Macho"
B
It is an acronym for "Moving Article Calculated for Haste"
C
It is named after the first plane to exceed the sound barrier
D
It is named after an Austrian physicist
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6

An American author, best known for his creation of the jungle hero Tarzan and the heroic Mars adventurer John Carter, is Edgar Rice who?

A
Casio
B
Hewlett-Packard
C
Fujitsu
D
Burroughs
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7

The ancient city of Carthage, one of the most important ancient trading hubs, one of the most affluent cities of the classical world, and much prized and repeatedly captured and sacked, lay on the Mediterranean coast near to where?

A
The massifs of Arkenu, Uweinat, and Kissu
B
Gulf of Sidra
C
The Strait of Gibraltar
D
Lake Tunis
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