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Daily Quiz #4966

General Knowledge Quiz for Tuesday, 23 August 2022

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Which of these is the fleshy, spore-bearing fruiting body of a fungus, typically produced above ground on soil or on its food source?

A
Mushroom
B
Sloshplace
C
Bogarage
D
Brothsalon
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2

He was the fourth of 6 children and the oldest surviving, was a choir singer, a painter, a writer, an admirer of Martin Luther, a decorated soldier and a politician. Who was he?

A
Pope Francis 1
B
Claude Monet
C
Niccolò Machiavelli
D
Adolf Hitler
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3

When was the last major volcanic activity at Mount St Helens, Washington USA?

A
2004
B
2009
C
2008
D
1980
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4

Which UK TV series (premièred in 2016) stars Phoebe Waller-Bridge with Sian Clifford and, later, Andrew Scott?

A
Fleabag
B
Killing Eve
C
Broadchurch
D
The Café
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5

To give or write a speech in praise of someone, would be to give what?

A
An elegy
B
A eulogy
C
An epitaph
D
A eucharist
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6

Twenty20 is a format of which sport?

A
Football, or soccer
B
Baseball
C
Softball
D
Cricket
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7

Dame Mary Beard, PhD, DBE, FSA, FBA, FRSL, now a respected deviser and presenter of television programmes on Ancient Rome, and "Inside Culture", first appeared on television in which of these?

A
The Grand Tour
B
The Eye of Faith
C
Julius Caesar Revealed
D
Weird Thoughts
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