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Daily Quiz #5407

General Knowledge Quiz for Tuesday, 7 November 2023

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1

What unit of measurement is used to measure the height of a horse?

A
Feet
B
Hands
C
Heads
D
Toes
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2

In 1660, John Milton's books were burned in London because of his attacks on whom?

A
John Keats
B
Charles II
C
Oliver Cromwell
D
James II
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3

In considering bids to host Summer Olympics, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) made what unusual decision in 2017?

A
They awarded both the next two Games at the same time
B
They deferred the decision for two years
C
They dispensed with bids
D
They delegated the decision to a sub-committee
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4

Whose proposal was endorsed by the Pope in 1210, which led to forming the order known at the time as the "Lesser Brothers" (Order of Friars Minor also known as the Seraphic Order)?

A
Hildegard of Bingen
B
Benedict of Nursia
C
Dominic de Guzmán
D
Francis of Assisi
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5

Whose campaign is the subject of the 2006 documentary "An Inconvenient Truth"?

A
Al Gore
B
Barack Obama
C
David Attenborough
D
Malala Yousafzai
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6

The eco-region known as the Gissaro-Alai open woodlands covers western foothills in Tajikistan, parts of Uzbekistan and where else?

A
Afghanistan
B
Iran
C
Kyrgyzstan
D
Pakistan
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7

What was an ingredient of the fermented sauce first released commercially in 1838 under the name "Worcestershire Sauce", and eventually "Lea & Perrins"?

A
Anchovies
B
Soya bean
C
Vodka
D
Horseradish
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