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Daily Quiz #5500

General Knowledge Quiz for Thursday, 8 February 2024

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1

Which of these is not one of the four phases of the moon?

A
Last quarter
B
First quarter
C
Complete moon
D
New moon
Select from the options above.
2

The song "They're Coming To Take Me Away ha haaa" was banned by the BBC in 1966. Who was the artist?

A
Napoleon XIV
B
Shelley Berman
C
Spike Jones
D
Tiny Tim
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3

Particularly well-known for about a decade's work in film for Hitler's Germany, Leni Riefenstahl before and for the many years of her long life afterwards was variously a talented what?

A
Researcher in bee diseases, sculptor, runner and writer
B
Athlete, singer and sailor
C
Swimmer, professional dancer, actress, painter, film maker and photographer
D
Farmer, lawyer, human rights advocate and mountaineer
Select from the options above.
4

A resolution passed at the 7th Lambeth Conference of bishops of the Anglican Communion in 1930 provided for what?

A
Rejection of Christian Science
B
Ordination of female clerics
C
Acceptance of open homosexuality in clerics
D
Acceptance of methods other than abstinence to limit or avoid parenthood
Select from the options above.
5

What does the "A" stand for in the insurance group AIG?

A
Associated
B
American
C
Australian
D
Allied
Select from the options above.
6

The Kuril island archipelago lies between the Pacific Ocean and which other sea?

A
The Sea of Okhotsk
B
The Sea of Japan
C
The East China Sea
D
The Bering Sea
Select from the options above.
7

What craft are sailed in the international competition SailGP?

A
AC75 monohulls
B
F50 foiling catamarans
C
Trimarans
D
Folding trimarans
Select from the options above.
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