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General Knowledge Quiz for 14 August 2017

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1

Which of these, a New Zealander, was a 1962 Nobel Prize winner for work on the structure of DNA?

A
Maurice Wilkins
B
Francis Crick
C
James Watson
D
Lawrence Bragg
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2

In a popular children's story, what is the name of the young tugboat that saves an ocean liner?

A
Prince Charming
B
Flick
C
Winnie the Pooh
D
Little Toot
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3

Where are the 2022 Winter Olympics to be held?

A
Seoul
B
Tokyo
C
Taipei
D
Beijing
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4

Sangha Trinational park, home to important populations of forest elephants, critically endangered western lowland gorilla, and endangered chimpanzee, is on land in the territories of which three countries?

A
Botswana, Namibia and Zambi
B
Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea and Gabon
C
Libya, Sudan and Chad
D
Cameroon, Central African Republic and Congo
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5

Who was the first of these to become US President?

A
Martin van Buren
B
James Madison
C
James Monroe
D
Millard Fillmore
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6

What is one of the characteristics of social organisation among the East African naked mole rat?

A
Families dig burrows close together in villages and share broodcare and guard duties
B
They are solitary, associating only to mate
C
Groups, or prides, consist of a single male and several females and nursing young
D
Colonies have a single productive female, or queen
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7

What does "I" stand for in the acronym "LGBTI"?

A
Ideology
B
Interstitial
C
Irregular
D
Intersex
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