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General Knowledge Quiz for 20 November 2021

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1

What effect do anthocyanins have on the part of a plant in which they are abundant?

A
They colour it red, purple, blue, or black
B
The part shrivels
C
They boost the action of chlorophyll
D
They boost the plant's toxic defences against attack
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2

The sci-fi horror film "Plan 9 from Outer Space" (released 1959) marked the last appearance on film by screen icon Bela Lugosi. How did some critics describe it by the 1980s?

A
Lugosi was magnificent but past his best
B
The film to demonstrate that silent film stars should not work in talkies
C
"Worst Film Ever"
D
Lugosi was not a good fit for sci-fi
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3

Argentina invaded UK's Falkland Islands, Israel invaded Southern Lebanon, Canada became officially independent of the UK, Leonid Brezhnev, leader of the USSR, died, all in what year?

A
1980
B
1982
C
1985
D
1975
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4

Which of these countries has a border with France?

A
Austria
B
Australia
C
Germany
D
Greece
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5

In the USA it is called a bathrobe. What do the British call it?

A
Dressing gown
B
Smoking jacket
C
Dickey suit
D
Sou'wester
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6

The phrase "Victorian Values" is most associated with which 20th century British Prime Minister?

A
John Major
B
Harold Wilson
C
Edward Heath
D
Margaret Thatcher
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7

How many teams competed in the Rugby World Cup 2011?

A
22
B
20
C
12
D
84
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