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General Knowledge Quiz for 20 September 2011

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What is a starched, open-weave fabric, much like cheese cloth, that is used to wipe the ink off a plate during the intaglio inking process?

A
Tarlatan
B
Tapestry
C
Tulle
D
Tweed
Select from the options above.
2

Which 1945 Italian film about the Italian Resistance Movement, made on location during the war to a script by Roberto Rossellini, Sergio Amidei and Frederico Fellini, was virtually unnoticed in Italy but caused a stir when smuggled to New York and London?

A
Rome, Open City
B
Variety Lights
C
The White Sheik
D
I Vitelloni
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3

Buckey O'Neill Cabin, Kolb Studio, El Tovar Hotel, Hopi House, Verkamp's Curios, Lookout Studio, Desert View Watchtower and Bright Angel Lodge are historical buildings located at which tourist destination?

A
Niagara Falls
B
Grand Canyon
C
Yellowstone National Park
D
Las Vegas
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4

Barack Obama is the first US president born outside the contiguous states of the USA. Where was he born?

A
Alaska
B
Hawaii
C
Marshall Islands
D
Philippines
Select from the options above.
5

Where was a new cat-like species discovered in 2005?

A
Timor
B
Isle of Man
C
Borneo
D
Colombia
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6

Which of these was an outcome of the sinking of Greenpeace's ship the "Rainbow Warrior" by French intelligence service (DGSE) agents in 1985?

A
All of the DGSE agents were caught
B
The French minister of defence, Charles Hernu, resigned
C
The convicted DGSE agents served their full prison terms
D
The New Zealand public weakened their "nuclear free" philosophy
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7

The international body called "FIFA" administers which sport?

A
Swimming
B
Football
C
Motor racing
D
Motor cycling
Select from the options above.
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