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General Knowledge Quiz for 1 April 2018

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1

The text of President Monroe's address to the nation in 1823 stated what principle in relation to foreign powers and the "American continents, by the free and independent condition which they have assumed and maintain"?

A
The US rejected imports of slaves anywhere in the region
B
The US reserved "the right to use military force to repel any attempts to colonize" them
C
The continents were not to be considered as subjects for future colonisation by any European Power
D
The US had "the pre-eminent right to trade relations"
Select from the options above.
2

What distinguishes a member of the order stomatopoda?

A
A hard exoskeleton covering its legs
B
Its legs are attached to the abdomen instead of the thorax
C
It has gills on its abdominal appendages, and attacking (spear or hammer) appendages to its thorax
D
The abdominal segments have swimmerets (swimming legs)
Select from the options above.
3

What are raced in the Iditarod, held annually since 1973 in Alaska from Anchorage to Nome?

A
Cars
B
Sled dogs
C
Horses
D
Motor bikes
Select from the options above.
4

Which delta blues musician wrote "Love in Vain", "Cross Road Blues", and "Rambling on My Mind"?

A
John Lee Hooker
B
Elmore James
C
Jimmy Reed
D
Robert Johnson
Select from the options above.
5

What is a "theatre sister"?

A
Usher in a picture theatre
B
Nurse in an operating theatre
C
Female sibling who has tantrums frequently
D
A nun in the movies
Select from the options above.
6

Who wrote numerous short stories and plays and the novels "Of Human Bondage", "The Moon And Sixpence" and "Cakes And Ale"?

A
Ralph Waldo Emerson
B
Graham Greene
C
Edgar Allen Poe
D
Somerset Maugham
Select from the options above.
7

Which of these has the time zone that is the furthest ahead of London?

A
Egypt
B
Hawaii
C
India
D
New Zealand
Select from the options above.
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