Season 127 - Last Call !!!
Last Call !!! Don’t forget to join Season 127. One of Sri Lankas absolute best quzzers , Hasini Minuvanpitiya is back with another great set of questions, so get ready for topics ranging from African History to Song Titles. Go to 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: Rivalries The Boat Race is a side-by-side rowing competition between two of the most prestigious university teams in the world. Rowed between open-weight eights, it is traditionally held on the 4.2-mile Championship Course, between Putney and Mortlake on the River Thames in south-west London, but in 2021 the race took place on the River Great Ouse. First held in 1829, it is one of the oldest boat races in the world. Name the the two competing universities whose teams are known as the "dark blues" and the "light blues".
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Category: The Cold War It is the best-known Berlin Wall crossing point between East Berlin and West Berlin and it became a symbol of the Cold War, representing the separation of East and West. Soviet and American tanks briefly faced each other at the location during the Berlin Crisis of 1961. After the dissolution of the Eastern Bloc and the reunification of Germany, the crossing point became a prime tourist attraction. What is the name given to this border point by the Western Allies?
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Category: Explorers and Expeditions Named after the Portuguese explorer who discovered and first traversed it, this navigable sea route in southern Chile separates mainland South America to the north and Tierra del Fuego to the south. It is considered the most important natural passage between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans and along with the Beagle Channel, it was one of the few sea routes between the two oceans before the construction of the Panama Canal. What is the name of this straight which was first named as "Strait of All Saints" by its discoverer?
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