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Daily Quiz: Saturday 26th September 2020

What foul smelling compound is commonly known as rotten egg gas?

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In which country would you find the ‘Very Stupid’ village?

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The village of "Very Stupid" (Trécon) has officially been inducted as a member of the French towns and villages with funny names.

What is a camel hair brush made from?

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Most of the time, modern camel-hair brushes are made from squirrel hair but they can also be made using goat hair, ox bristle. There is an often repeated urban legend that camel-hair brushes are so named because they were invented by a "Mr. Camel". This is almost certainly not true. This person, or his company, has never been identified

Ar is the symbol for Arsenic on the periodic table of elements.

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As is the symbol for Arsenic on the periodic table of elements. Arsenic is one of the most ubiquitous and paradoxical substances on Earth. In very small amounts, it is essential to life. In large amounts it is poisonous. While its inorganic forms are toxic, its organic forms are benign. Industrial arsenic is used for leather tanning, in pigments, glassmaking, fireworks, and medicinals, and as an additive that gives strength to metals. It is also a poison gas agent.

Which Williams sister has won more Grand Slam titles?

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Serena Williams is undoubtedly one of the best female tennis players of all time. Of her 23 Grand Slam titles to date, seven each came at the Australian Open and at Wimbledon. Along with her six victories at the U.S. Open and her three French Open titles, she is one of only two female players in the Open Era to have won each of the major tournaments three times or more. The other player to join her in that exclusive club is Steffi Graf, who holds the record for the total number of weeks at No. 1 in the WTA rankings.

On which mountain did Moses receive the Ten Commandments?

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Mount Sinai, also known as Mount Moses or Mount Horeb, is a mountain in the South Sinai region of Egypt. Standing 7497ft (2285m) tall, the peak is best known as the possible location of the biblical Mount Sinai, where according to the both the Bible and the Quran, God told Moses the Ten Commandments

Paul wrote the song "Hey Jude" for:

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The famous Beatles track, 'Hey Jude' was one of the few compositions to be written directly about, and for, a personal associate. Paul McCartney wrote the song to John Lennon's son, Julian, when John was about to divorce his first wife (and Julian's mother), Cynthia.

Mount Everest is found in which mountain range?

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A beekeeper from New Zealand, Edmund Hillary, and the Nepalese Sherpa Tenzing Norgay became the first people to stand on the summit of the world’s highest peak. After climbing with British teams in the Himalayas in 1951 and 1952, Hillary and another New Zealander, George Lowe, were invited to join John Hunt’s 1953 British Everest Expedition. On 29 May – four days before the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II – the chosen pair, Hillary and the experienced Tenzing, reached the 8848-m summit of Mt Everest via the south-east ridge

Which Italian artist painted the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel in the Vatican?

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Jealousy is an awful thing but sometimes people’s hatred can lead to magnificent results. Fellow Renaissance painters, including Raphael convinced Pope Julius to hire Michelangelo to paint the Sistine Chapel, in an effort to sabotage his career. Remember, that Michelangelo at this time was considered to be mainly a sculptor. Michelangelo nearly didn’t accept the job, but eventually took it. It took him 4 years to paint lying on scaffolding but he created one of the most magnificent masterpieces ever created.

Which is the highest mountain in New Zealand

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Mount Cook is also Known as Aoraki Mount Cook is New Zealand’s highest mountain peak, with a height of 3,754 meters above the sea level.

Daily Quiz: Saturday 26th September 2020
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