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Daily Quiz: Friday 18th September 2020

From which fruit is the liqueur Kirsh made?

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A kirschwasser or Kirsch is a clear, colorless brandy traditionally made from double distillation of morello cherries, a dark-colored cultivar of the sour cherry. However, it is now also made from other kinds of cherries. The cherries are fermented completely, including their stones. The best kirschwassers have a refined taste with subtle flavors of cherry and a slight bitter-almond taste that derives from the cherry seeds.

What is the Māori word for walk?

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Accra is the capital of ______

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The word Accra is derived from the Akan word Nkran meaning "ants", a reference to the numerous anthills seen in the countryside around Accra. The name specifically refers to soldier ants, and was applied to both the town and people by the Twi speakers.

Who was President of America At the Outbreak of World War II? 

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Lt is the symbol for Lithium on the periodic table of elements.

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Li is the symbol for Lithium on the periodic table.

What is a group of Herons called?

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Great blue herons have a wingspan of 6 feet. When standing they are about 3 feet tall and can stretch upto 4 feet.

In which year was pavlova first made?

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The dessert - meringue with fruit and cream - was named after the Russian ballerina Anna Pavlova, who visited both countries in the 1920s. Australians and New Zealanders agree on that, but not on who invented it. In its relaunched online edition, the Oxford English Dictionary says the first recorded pavlova recipe appeared in New Zealand in 1927

What is the approximate population of Opotiki?

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What was the Queen Mother's maiden name?

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Queen Elizabeth was the Queen consort of King George VI until his death in 1952, after which she was known as Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother to avoid confusion with her daughter, Queen Elizabeth II. She was popular with the public, earning the nickname "Smiling Duchess" because of her consistent indomitable spirit. She was of great moral support to the British public during WWII.

What is the fear of computers known as

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Logizomechanophobia or Cyberphobia is an intense fear of computers. The word Logizomechanophobia is derived from the Greek words ‘Log’ which means ‘to talk’ or ‘word’, ‘machano’ meaning ‘machine’ and ‘phobos’ which means ‘fear or aversion’.

Daily Quiz: Friday 18th September 2020
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