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General Knowledge Quiz for 17 August 2016

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Where is the Serra da Capivara National Park, notable for multiplicity of plant formations, landscapes of breathtaking beauty, and one of the most important archaeological sites in the Americas, established in 1979?

A
Southern Chile
B
Mexico
C
Northeast Brazil
D
French Guiana
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2

What ship, less than a month after her maiden voyage in 1907, had the record for crossing the Atlantic eastbound, and in 1909 had a record time for the westbound crossing that stood for 20 years?

A
Olympic
B
Lusitania
C
Mauretania
D
Gigantic
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3

As what does "vermicelli" literally translate from the Italian?

A
Little worms
B
Little feathers
C
Little strands
D
Little pipes
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4

What nationality was 17th century artist Artemisia Gentileschi?

A
Swiss
B
Dutch
C
Italian
D
English
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5

Who was the central figure in the 2015 film "Amy"?

A
Amy Dickinson
B
Amy Adams
C
Amy Belle
D
Amy Winehouse
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6

Where would one see a flipper, teesra, off cutter or carrom?

A
On a snooker table
B
In a game of cricket
C
In the swimming pool
D
In bird flight
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7

What or who is Hale-Bopp?

A
20th century mathematician
B
Comet
C
Hard rock musician
D
Parasitic vine from Mozambique
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