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Daily Quiz #4962

General Knowledge Quiz for Friday, 19 August 2022

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1

The 2020 Atlantic hurricane season was notable for its record number of named storms. How many were there?

A
30
B
22
C
15
D
12
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2

Who is Grizabella?

A
The founder of a line of fashion tights
B
An alter ego of Jean Racine
C
One of the witches in Macbeth
D
A character in Cats
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3

Why were the figure skating team event medals in the 2022 Winter Olympics not awarded at the time?

A
The three medal-winning teams had to leave before the medal ceremonies
B
Illness affected more than 50% of each team
C
No teams were entered in the tournament
D
One of the competitors in the team which scored highest tested positive for a banned drug
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4

What is another name for the childhood disease called laryngotracheobronchitis?

A
Whooping cough
B
Tetanus
C
Rubella
D
Croup
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5

What type of art would you be making if you glued macaroni onto a surface?

A
Topiary
B
Macramé
C
Cloisonné
D
Collage
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6

Loihi Seamount, an active undersea volcano, is around 35 km (22 miles) off the southeast coast of where?

A
England
B
Hawaiʻi
C
Argentina
D
Africa
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7

In the lyric "If I were a rich man…", from the musical "Fiddler on the Roof", what describes "were" grammatically?

A
Imperfect
B
Indicative
C
Future perfect
D
Subjunctive
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