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General Knowledge Quiz for 23 July 2017

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What, apart from its warning bright orange and black colouring, gives the Monarch butterfly a level of protection from birds, lizards and similar predators?

A
It contains poison, from the plants which the caterpillars feed on
B
Squirting a burning toxic liquid when attacked
C
Its large size compared with its predators
D
An ability for high, fast, random flight
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2

Which of these was a singer who died at the Landmark Motor Hotel, Los Angeles, officially from an overdose of heroin, possibly combined with the effects of alcohol?

A
Jim Morrison
B
Jimi Hendrix
C
Janis Joplin
D
James Brown
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3

In cockney rhyming slang, what are "Apples and Pears"?

A
Bears
B
Hairs
C
Stairs
D
Cares
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4

After the League of Nations was set up by covenant in 1919 to promote collective security, arbitration of international disputes, reduction of armaments and open diplomacy, it had some success but was weakened, particularly, how?

A
The USA refused to ratify the covenant
B
The countries in the League continued to confront one another
C
It could not be funded
D
Peace was well established and the perceived reasons for the League faded
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5

Where are armadillos native?

A
South America
B
North America
C
Borneo
D
Malaysia
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6

Which Canadian portrait photographer of Armenian heritage photographed Winston Churchill in his studio in Ottawa on 30 December, 1941, which, it is claimed, is the most reproduced photographic portrait in history?

A
Edward Burtynsky
B
Yousuf Karsh
C
Roloff Beny
D
Drasko Bogdanovic
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7

If a skeet appears in the sky what is likely to be happening?

A
A tornado
B
Kite flying
C
A shooting contest
D
A ballooning display
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