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Daily Quiz #4973

General Knowledge Quiz for Tuesday, 30 August 2022

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1

Which of these Olympic events covers the longest distance?

A
Marathon
B
Steeplechase
C
20 km walk
D
10,000 metres
Select from the options above.
2

Where is the source of the Yangtze River?

A
Mount Gongga in Sichuan
B
Sayan Mountains in Mongolia
C
The Tanggula Mountains on the Tibetan Plateau
D
Kawagarbo in Yunnan
Select from the options above.
3

Which official knocks three times on the doors to the chamber of the House of Commons at the state opening of a British parliament?

A
Scarlet Rod
B
Green Rod
C
Black Rod
D
Purple Rod
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4

The abacus was designed as a what?

A
Colour chart
B
Children's toy
C
Type of curtain
D
Mathematical tool
Select from the options above.
5

With which organisation is European star Jiří Kylián most associated?

A
Union of European Football Associations (UEFA)
B
Nederlands Dans Theater
C
European Chess Union
D
Eurovision Song Contest
Select from the options above.
6

What was QR-code labelling first developed for?

A
American advertising industry
B
Japanese automotive industry
C
Chinese censorship
D
Indian textile industry
Select from the options above.
7

What is the name of the British annual pop music awards, that are held in February each year?

A
The Brit Awards
B
BAFTAs
C
Laurence Olivier Awards
D
Grammy Awards
Select from the options above.
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