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Daily Quiz #4912

General Knowledge Quiz for Thursday, 30 June 2022

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1

Which African country has as its capital a city whose name translates as "where people get honour and respect"?

A
Cameroon
B
Burkina Faso
C
Chad
D
Côte d’Ivoire
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2

Who is the subject of the painting by James McNeill Whistler, "Arrangement in Grey and Black, No. 2" (1873)?

A
F.R. Leyland and his wife Frances
B
Whistler's mother
C
Cicely Alexander
D
Thomas Carlyle
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3

Anders Behring Breivik is known for what?

A
Travelling to the North Pole with a team of Arctic foxes harnessed to his sledge
B
Developing an internationally acclaimed Pinot Gris wine
C
Murdering 77 people in Norway
D
Writing the lyrics for a Eurovision Song Contest winner
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4

Who led "The CBS Orchestra", the house band for "The Late Show with David Letterman"?

A
Paul Shaffer
B
Desi Arnaz
C
Daniel Barenboim
D
Mae West
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5

How are weights secured on the bar for Olympic weightlifting contests?

A
Spring pins and washers
B
Butterfly nuts
C
Clamps
D
Tightening collars
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6

The Cullinan, a 3106.75 carat diamond, was mined where in 1905?

A
Russia
B
Transvaal
C
Australia
D
Pretoria
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7

A horse who completes a 12 furlong race has run how far?

A
2.5 miles
B
2 miles
C
1 mile
D
1.5 miles
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