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Daily Quiz #4953

General Knowledge Quiz for Wednesday, 10 August 2022

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1

What country would you get to first if you went due East from the port of Bari, Italy?

A
Albania
B
Greece
C
Yugoslavia
D
Turkey
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2

Who wrote the blank verse drama "Boris Godunov", later the basis for an opera of the same name by Modest Mussorgsky?

A
Henrik Ibsen
B
George Bernard Shaw
C
Alexander Pushkin
D
Garcia Lorca
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3

Disabilites are recognised in Paralympic competition under how many headings?

A
25
B
18
C
11
D
4
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4

What is a mosquito-borne virus, also known as breakbone fever, that is an acute febrile disease which occurs widely in the tropics, in Asia, South America, Australia and the Pacific and is now endemic in more than 100 countries?

A
Kyasanur forest disease
B
Dengue fever
C
Lassa fever
D
Lujo virus
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5

What was the fictional family with children called Greg, Peter, Bobby, Marcia, Jan and Cindy, that first came to US TV screens in 1969?

A
The Cowsills
B
The Partridge Family
C
The Waltons
D
The Brady Bunch
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6

The 50.5 km Channel Tunnel, built under the English Channel or, in France, La Manche, to link the UK and France with road and rail access was finally opened in 1994. When was the first official Anglo-French protocol established to create the railway aspect of the link?

A
1919
B
1802
C
1876
D
1930
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7

What is a "billet doux"?

A
Ballet move
B
Love letter
C
Waistcoat
D
Return ticket
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