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Daily Quiz #5201

General Knowledge Quiz for Saturday, 15 April 2023

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1

What phrase refers to someone who is between two people or groups who are arguing but who does not want to agree with either of them?

A
Snake in the Grass
B
Piggy in the Middle
C
Stick in the Mud
D
Jack in the Box
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2

Which of these poets wrote in the Stalinist era?

A
Osip Mandelshtam
B
Ivan Turgenev
C
Alexander Pushkin
D
Alexander Blok
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3

Which US president occupied 2 executive mansions in New York City [at 3 Cherry Street (April 1789 - February 1790) & 39-41 Broadway (February - August 1790)], and 1 in Philadelphia at 190 High Street (November 1790 to March 1797)?

A
George Washington
B
John Adams
C
Andrew Jackson
D
James Garfield
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4

An attack near the finish line of the annual Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013, was the work of two young brothers who detonated two what?

A
Pressure cooker bombs
B
Pipe bombs
C
Dirty bombs
D
Gas canisters
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5

When was the "Year Without a Summer" felt in most of New England, Atlantic Canada, and parts of western Europe?

A
1709
B
1740
C
1816
D
1954
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6

The ports of Astrakhan and Baku are on which body of water?

A
Lake Baikal
B
Mediterranean Sea
C
Caspian Sea
D
Lake Huron
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7

The elements needed to make human insulin are carbon, hydrogen, nitrogen, oxygen and which other?

A
Potassium
B
Sulphur
C
Silicon
D
Selenium
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