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1

Which English writer wrote "Goodbye To All That", "I, Claudius", "Claudius The God" and "King Jesus"?

A
Graham Greene
B
Robert Graves
C
Charles Groves
D
Richard Burton
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2

Where do the dry, cold prevailing winds known as Polar Hadley cells blow?

A
The north and south poles
B
Poland
C
Marianopolis
D
Pol de Limbourg
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3

The United Provinces of Central America, or the Federal Republic of Central America, was the union in 1823 of what are now Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Costa Rica, and Nicaragua. What are some of the reasons for its eventual failure?

A
Takeover by Mexico
B
Major earthquakes through the region, and economic disaster
C
Liberal-Conservative dissensions, native revolt, civil war and cholera
D
Invasion by Venezuela
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4

In the TV series "Red Dwarf", Dave Lister, the one surviving human woken from suspended animation 3 m years after his mining space ship's radiation catastrophe, had what job on the ship?

A
Chisel sharpener
B
Mining machine operator
C
Assistant under-registrar of the ship's repair tools
D
Chicken-soup-machine repairman
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5

What is the Louisiana Creole cuisine spice, gumbo filé, made from?

A
Young sassafras stems and leaves
B
Molasses
C
Dried parsley
D
Sundried shrimp
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6

What form is the dao used in wushu?

A
Triangular
B
Butterfly
C
Willow-leaf-shaped
D
Oval
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7

Which is the only butterfly known to overwinter in its adult form?

A
Monarch
B
Emperor
C
Cabbage White
D
Swallowtail
Select from the options above.
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