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General Knowledge Quiz for 10 August 2019

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1

Who invented a system of cartography whereby lines of latitude and longitude are drawn at right angles?

A
Gerardus Mercator
B
Isaac Newton
C
Galileo
D
Arthur Robinson
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2

The northern border of which country is with the continental USA?

A
Panama
B
Canada
C
Columbia
D
Mexico
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3

On average how long do Mourning Cloaks, some tropical Heliconians, and Monarch Butterflies live once they have reached the adult winged stage?

A
18 months
B
8 to 9 months
C
3 months
D
24 months
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4

To which organisation, formed in Tennessee in 1865, was Brian A Scates elected as Leader and President in 1867?

A
Southern Cross
B
Ku Klux Klan
C
Knights of the White Camellia
D
Mormon Church
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5

In which 1925 silent film, directed by Fred Niblo, were extras offered a prize of $100 to the winner to make a race more exciting, resulting in a horrendous crash that remains in the movie?

A
The Four Horsemen
B
The Sheik
C
Ben-Hur
D
Blood And Sand
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6

The meat is raw in what dish?

A
Spare ribs
B
Porterhouse steak
C
Steak tartare
D
Rump steak
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7

What is the baseball term coined by Henry Chadwick to collectively call the pitcher and the catcher?

A
The battery
B
Primary field
C
Home platers
D
Henry fielders
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