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Daily Quiz #4952

General Knowledge Quiz for Tuesday, 9 August 2022

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1

What word is used to mean the dead skin at the base of a fingernail?

A
Clavicle
B
Reticule
C
Cubicle
D
Cuticle
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2

Edison Arantes do Nascimento, better known as Pelé, retired in 1977 from what sport?

A
Synchronised swimming
B
Football
C
Pelotte
D
Chess
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3

Which of these was the title of an album released by U2?

A
Rattle and Hum
B
Raggle and Hop
C
Rubble and Hops
D
Ruder and Hopeless
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4

Who became the first king of the northern Israelite Kingdom of Israel after the revolt of the ten northern Israelite tribes against Rehoboam, who reigned for twenty-two years in the 900sBCE?

A
Melchizedek
B
Methuselah
C
Magnum
D
Jeroboam
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5

In 2009 Iceland underwent its greatest emigrations since 1887, as a result of what?

A
All three major banks collapsed and the country teetered on bankruptcy
B
The cod harvests failed
C
A targeted immigration marketing campaign by Russia
D
An excess of volcanic eruptions
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6

Which of these is entitled to use the country code top level domain ".gf"?

A
The Gabon
B
French Guiana
C
Guinea-Bissau
D
Réunion
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7

What is a name applied to the four archipelagos of Cape Verde, the Canary Islands, Madeira and the Azores?

A
Micronesia
B
Macaronesia
C
Melanesia
D
Polynesia
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