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Daily Quiz #5465

General Knowledge Quiz for Thursday, 4 January 2024

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1

"Campbell's Soup Cans", produced in 1962 by Andy Warhol, consists of a number of canvases, each 20 inches by 16 inches (50.8 x 40.6 cm), each with a painting of a can. How many canvases are there?

A
32
B
16
C
64
D
57
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2

What country, after having governed it for 155 years, transferred its sovereignty of Hong Kong to China in 1997?

A
USA
B
UK
C
New Zealand
D
Russia
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3

Stratigraphy, in geologic terms, is the study of what?

A
Rock formation
B
Rock layers and layering
C
Land forms
D
Continental collision
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4

What is a Pyrrhic victory?

A
One where losses among the "victors" are so great as to make it barely worthwhile if at all
B
Overwhelmingly complete
C
A victory won by political agreements instead of battle
D
A victory won by setting the opposing forces on fire
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5

Rafael de la Cruz Franco Ojeda was President (1936-37), and later founder and leader of the Febrerista Party which sparked a civil war, in which country?

A
Paraguay
B
Bolivia
C
Colombia
D
Uruguay
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6

The unit of electrical resistance was named after whom?

A
Alessandro Volta
B
Georg Simon Ohm
C
Benjamin Franklin
D
Guglielmo Marconi
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7

The main international cricket competitions are Test matches, ODI, and which other?

A
Twenty20 Internationals
B
ICC Super Series
C
Champions Trophy
D
International Ashes
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