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General Knowledge Quiz for Monday, 15 January 2024

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1

In tectonic triple junctions, what is the approximate angle or angles at which the three tectonic plates usually meet?

A
2 at 165 degrees, one at 30 degrees
B
2 at 135 degrees, one at 90 degrees
C
120 degrees each
D
2 at 130 degrees, one at 100 degrees
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2

What character did Benedict Cumberbatch play in the 2019 TV drama "Brexit: The Uncivil War"?

A
Angela Merkel
B
David Cameron
C
Charles Michel
D
Dominic Cummings
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3

A "beat" is a physical area allocated to whom?

A
Butcher
B
Actor
C
Executioner
D
Policeman
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4

Which is used in playing the game "Guess Who"?

A
Marbles
B
Counters
C
Cards
D
Sticks
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5

The ostrich, emu, rhea, kiwi and the extinct "elephant bird" of Madagascar and moa are all types of what diverse group of large, flightless birds?

A
Ratite
B
Casuariidae
C
Tinamous
D
Galloanserae
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6

Who created St Trinians, a fictional girls' boarding school, the subject of 8 books and 7 films between 1954 and 2009?

A
Edward Lear
B
Gerald Scarfe
C
Ronald Searle
D
Lewis Carroll
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7

An article of the Swiss constitution dating from 1850 established what?

A
The end of military foreign service
B
A royal navy
C
The regulations for cuckoo-clock making
D
A pact with Germany's Third Reich
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