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General Knowledge Quiz for 4 February 2017

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Unlike many artists he was extremely wealthy from the income from his work during his lifetime, and was given his country's highest honour for his work; who was he?

A
Gustave Doré
B
Albrecht Dürer
C
Aubrey Beardsley
D
Egon Schiele
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2

With what religion were and are the 20th century and later forms of the American movement the Ku Klux Klan loosely associated?

A
Islam
B
Christianity
C
Judaism
D
Buddhism
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3

On the table for which gambling game would you see the words Passe, Pair, Manque, Impair and pictures of black and red diamonds?

A
Chemin de Fer
B
Baccarat
C
Roulette
D
Craps
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4

Where are most of the oil, or bituminous, sand deposits in Canada?

A
Alberta
B
Quebec
C
Saskatchewan
D
Manitoba
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5

What behaviour do mourning cuttlefish, newly hatched garter snakes, and spotted hyenas share?

A
Digging burrows
B
Gender-swapping
C
Impregnation in the womb or egg before birth
D
"Cross dressing"
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6

Why was Chauvet Cave, discovered in the South of France in 1994, declared a UNESCO World Heritage site in 2014?

A
It contains some of the oldest known prehistoric paintings
B
It is an exceptionally long series of spaces containing some of the largest known caverns
C
It is the best preserved example of a Mithras temple in France
D
For the unique nature, variety and size of its stalactites and stalagmites
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7

Who was the Bulgarian dissident poisoned with ricin when jabbed in the leg with an umbrella on Waterloo Bridge, London, on 7 September 1978?

A
Igor Petrovich
B
Leonid Brezhnev
C
Nikita Khrushchev
D
Georgi Markov
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