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Daily Quiz #5427

General Knowledge Quiz for Monday, 27 November 2023

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1

Where is the canyon described as the world's deepest and longest?

A
Siberia
B
Tibet
C
Mongolia
D
Kazakhstan
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2

In 1979 Briton Anthony Blunt was exposed as a Soviet spy. What was his area of interest?

A
International trade
B
Banking
C
Engineering
D
Art
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3

What did Edgar the Atheling spectacularly fail to do in England in 1066?

A
Drive the Danes out of England
B
Succeed to the throne vacated by the deaths of Edward the Confessor and Harold Godwinson (Harold II)
C
Command the tide not to come in
D
Start a crusade
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4

When the orf virus affects humans what is often one unusual characteristic of the damage it causes?

A
The affected skin develops a permanent area of freckles
B
Pustules are filled with blue fluid
C
Damaged areas remain open and do not heal for up to a year
D
The damage heals without scarring
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5

Which of these is a traditional wooden sailing boat rigged with 1 or 2 lateen sails that is used in protected waters of the Red Sea and eastern Mediterranean, and in Egypt, Sudan, and Iraq?

A
Verruca
B
Felucca
C
Sambucca
D
Vuvuzela
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6

What did Vera Lynn sing would be "over the White Cliffs of Dover tomorrow, just you wait and see"?

A
Spitfires
B
Dogfights
C
Vultures
D
Bluebirds
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7

Which of these might you use if you were mountain climbing?

A
Courvoisier
B
Caribbean
C
Carabinieri
D
Carabiner
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