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Daily Quiz #4956

General Knowledge Quiz for Saturday, 13 August 2022

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1

A Röntgen is a measure of what?

A
Astronomical distances
B
Brightness of a comet
C
Radiation exposure
D
The destructive force of a tornado
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2

Which of these is the name of a US special operations force?

A
Black Beavers
B
Brown Bears
C
Navy Seals
D
Green Alligators
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3

According to Norse legend, which of these is the chief of the Valkyries (warrior maidens)?

A
Cassandra
B
Lorelei
C
Brünnhilde
D
Boadicea
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4

What is the duration of each half of a "rugby sevens" game in minutes, when played in the IRB Sevens World Series?

A
10
B
7
C
30
D
45
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5

Hydroelectric power was first generated in Canada in 1881 using Chaudière Falls on the Ottawa River, followed by plants at Montmorency Falls and the Lachine Rapids. In 1893, the first of a flourishing Canadian and then international power generation industry used water from where?

A
Virginia Falls
B
DeCew Falls
C
Churchill Falls
D
Niagara Falls
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6

The Grand Canyon in the USA lies between which two mountain ranges?

A
Rocky Mountains and Sierra Nevada
B
Sierra Madre Oriental and Sierra Madre Occidental
C
Appalachians and Rocky Mountains
D
Brooks Range and Alaskan Range
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7

The book "7½ Cents" (publ.1953) by Richard Bissell was the basis for which musical?

A
The Pajama Game
B
Chicago
C
Carousel
D
My Fair Lady
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