Don’t forget to join Season 121. I am happy to announce that 7 (sic!) time Quizzypedia champion Sisira Mark Antony from Sri Lanka is returning to the role of guest quizmaster. It has been a while since Sisira has made a set of questions for Quizzypedia, but sometimes slow-cooking just makes the meal that much better. Go to our website www.quizzypedia.com/question-of-the-day to submit your answers, download the Android App in Google Play or answer here by sending a direct message. The first three questions are: _____ Day 1:
Category: Scientific Advances This word roughly translates to "fellow traveler" in its native language. It was used as the name for the first successful artificial satellite to orbit Earth and and for a COVID-19 vaccine developed in 2020. Identify the word.
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Category: Basketball Regarded as one of the best basketball players of all time, Kobe Bryant passed away in a tragic helicopter crash in 2020. Throughout his professional career Bryant only played for one team. Ironically, the team went on to win their 17th national championship in 2020 - their first NBA trophy in 10 years. What is the name of the team?
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Category: Social Media Also known by the name “Douyin” this social networking service was developed by ByteDance Ltd. and launched in 2016. However, it was not until its merger with the social media platform Musical.ly in 2018 that it became a juggernaut in the media landscape. It surpassed 2 billion mobile downloads worldwide in 2020. What is the name of this popular video sharing platform?
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