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Daily Quiz #4935

General Knowledge Quiz for Saturday, 23 July 2022

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1

According to Greek legend, who had the task of with rolling a marble block up a hill for eternity?

A
Adonis
B
Icarus
C
Oedipus
D
Sisyphus
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2

Which of these is an earlier name for the game of darts?

A
Trots
B
Butts
C
Flags
D
Trugs
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3

What does an angler try to catch?

A
Mumps
B
Englishmen
C
Fish
D
Geometric figures
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4

Who hosted the 2006 Academy Awards ceremony?

A
Jay Leno
B
David Letterman
C
Jon Stewart
D
Conan O'Brien
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5

What 1983 Scottish film, starring Peter Riegert, Denis Lawson, Peter Capaldi and Burt Lancaster, was directed by Bill Forsyth with music by Mark Knopfler?

A
Mrs. Brown
B
Whisky Galore!
C
Braveheart
D
Local Hero
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6

Which ocean is closest to the capital of the USA?

A
Atlantic
B
Pacific
C
Indian
D
Arctic
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7

Robert Mallet, a Victorian geophysicist, engineer and inventor, conducted a controlled experiment on a beach in southern Ireland as part of his seminal work in studying what and creating the science of what?

A
Earthquakes, and seismology
B
Tidal energy, and hydropower
C
Ecology of buccinis, and conchology
D
Erosion, and archaeology
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