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Daily Quiz #5152

General Knowledge Quiz for Saturday, 25 February 2023

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1

What is the term for someone who wants to be with you only when you are doing well?

A
A fair weather friend
B
A fine feathered friend
C
A well leathered friend
D
A good heather friend
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2

Elias James Corey was awarded the 1990 Nobel Prize for Chemistry for what?

A
Development of the theory and methodology of organic synthesis
B
Discovery of catalytic properties of RNA
C
Studies of the structure and function of the ribosome
D
Work on sugar and purine syntheses
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3

Approximately when did the earliest known major civilisation in the Middle Americas flourish?

A
700 - 1200 CE
B
400 - 100 BCE
C
1500 - 400 BCE
D
300BCE - 1200CE
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4

Colombia's shores are in the Caribbean Sea and which other body of water?

A
Pacific Ocean
B
Indian Ocean
C
Mediterranean Sea
D
Tasman Sea
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5

What type of material is silicon?

A
Wood
B
Element
C
Compound
D
Glass
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6

What links two US TV films, one about a teen with muscular dystrophy in a state nursing home, and one about a Canadian super-gun designer involved with Project Babylon, with a US TV series adapted from a UK work by Michael Dobbs?

A
Actor Kevin Spacey
B
Scriptwriter Lionel Chetwynd
C
Producer Beau Willimon
D
They are all docudramas
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7

When North Korea participated in the 2018 Winter Olympics it agreed to march with South Korea in the opening ceremony, but for the Paralympics it did not. What was the reason?

A
Their two athletes joined the Games after the ceremony
B
It did not participate in the Games
C
South Korea declined their request to include a piece of disputed territory on the unification flag
D
The question was not raised
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