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What is the effect of the submerged shoal, the Barra del Indio, in the Río de la Plata west of Samborombón Bay?

A
Divides the river into inner freshwater and outer brackish areas
B
Provides a safe breeding site for a species of river dolphin
C
Makes the widest, fastest white water area in the world
D
Provides a base for a river community to build its houses
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2

In the history of the Academy Awards, why do Luise Rainer and Katharine Hepburn stand out?

A
Losing their statuettes within 4 hours of their being presented
B
When they co-presented, the ceremony took over 5 hours
C
Winning Best Supporting Actress when Sean Penn starred
D
They each won the Best Actress award in consecutive years
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3

What is the term for the change in direction of a wavefront at an interface between two different media so that the wavefront returns into the medium from which it originated, common examples of which include the behaviour of light, sound and water waves?

A
Defenestration
B
Gestation
C
Quotation
D
Reflection
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4

What is the English name for the red wines of Bordeaux, especially from vineyards in the Medoc district of the Gironde?

A
Sherry
B
Bordeaux
C
Port
D
Claret
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5

When Julius Caesar in the first century BCE took a break from overrunning countries and fighting, and returned to display his spoils, what city did he come to?

A
London
B
Constantinople
C
Paris
D
Rome
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6

Which 1983 arcade game is recognised as the first of the genre known as "Olympic" video games?

A
Olympic Gold
B
Track and Field
C
Enduro
D
Gyruss
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7

What ship was wrecked on sandbanks off the coast of The Netherlands in 1799, causing a staggering loss to Lloyds of London which had insured it and its cargo?

A
Santa Maria de la Consolacion
B
The Vliegenthart (Flying Hart)
C
Akerendam
D
HMS Lutine
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