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Daily Quiz #4947

General Knowledge Quiz for Thursday, 4 August 2022

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1

The Japanese word, washoku, refers to what?

A
Companionship
B
Bathing
C
Work ethic
D
Cuisine
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2

Why was Bob Geldof's knighthood for his role in "Band Aid" and "Live Aid" an honorary one?

A
Britain does not give knighthoods to members of the pop music industry
B
He was not a British citizen
C
The two events took place outside Britain
D
He could not trace his family back more than 10 generations
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3

Apart from in zoos and breeding centres, where is the endangered pygmy hippopotamus, Choeropsis liberiensis, mostly found?

A
North west Liberia
B
Southern Nigeria
C
The Nile Valley
D
The Limpopo River
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4

The Houston Astros baseball team in the US was heavily criticised and penalised in 2020 and onwards for what?

A
Sign stealing in previous seasons
B
Racism
C
Gender discrimination
D
Drug use
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5

When did the most well-known armistice to end fighting in the First World War come into effect?

A
7am on the 9th day of the 11th month 1918
B
11am on the 11th day of the 11th month 1918
C
June 28 1919
D
May 8 1945
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6

In the USA, what is the minimum age that someone can become a senator?

A
30
B
35
C
25
D
20
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7

When did Netflix stream its first original series, "Lilyhammer", in North America?

A
October 2013
B
December 2011
C
January 2012
D
February 2012
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