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Daily Quiz #4926

General Knowledge Quiz for Thursday, 14 July 2022

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1

Where in Africa is the sandstone tableland known as the Tegama?

A
Ethiopia
B
South Africa
C
Namibia
D
Niger
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2

What was invented by Rene Laennec in the early 19th century?

A
Stethoscope
B
Velcro
C
Post-it Notes
D
Mobile phone
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3

What ballroom dance, recognised by the World Dance Council in the category of "International Latin", comes from Brazil?

A
Tango
B
Samba
C
Reggae
D
Flamenco
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4

What does the biennial Award established in 2011 in the name of Kenneth Tynan recognise and honour?

A
Campaigns to oppose censorship in UK writing for media, for the theatre and for film and television
B
Theatre critics
C
Theatre professionals who have made an outstanding contribution to dramaturgy in the UK
D
Writing for theatre and screen
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5

Lydia Ko who took the 2012 Canadian Women's Open as a 15 year old amateur, became the youngest person to win an LPGA Tour event. What is her nationality?

A
USA
B
South Korean
C
China
D
New Zealander
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6

Who assassinated Abraham Lincoln at a stage performance of "Our American Cousin" at Ford's Theatre on Good Friday, 14 April 1865?

A
John H. Surratt
B
John Wilkes Booth
C
David E. Herold
D
Lewis Powell
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7

The Kodiak bear is native to which continent?

A
Europe
B
Africa
C
Australia
D
North America
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