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Daily Quiz #4994

General Knowledge Quiz for Tuesday, 20 September 2022

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Which of the soil types described by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is most common world-wide?

A
Leptosol
B
Cambisol
C
Arenosol
D
Acrisol
Select from the options above.
2

Which of these elements is the basis for calamine lotion?

A
Tin
B
Iron
C
Copper
D
Zinc
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3

Gordon Bennett, a leading figure on the world stage in the 19th century, made his substantial fortune in what field?

A
Banking
B
Engineering
C
Journalism
D
Transport
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4

What unusual item is used as an instrument in the chorus of Verdi's opera "Il Trovatore"?

A
Vacuum cleaner
B
Anvil
C
Cannon
D
Wine glasses
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5

Singer Avril Lavigne was born in which country?

A
Australia
B
Canada
C
United Kingdom
D
Netherlands
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6

What is a half-pipe used for?

A
A surface for gravity-based extreme sports
B
Drainage in low rainfall areas
C
People trying to give up smoking
D
Small collages
Select from the options above.
7

A non-violent resistance group formed in 1942 in Nazi Germany by students and academics at the University of Munich was known as what?

A
White Rose
B
The Carnations
C
White Star
D
The Daisies
Select from the options above.
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