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Test your general knowledge with our weekly quiz. By Cindy MacDonald. No. 267
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1
Four national capital cities lie on the Danube River. Name them.

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2
Which Oscar-nominated American actress born on April 1, 1939 has the given names Elizabeth Alice?

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3
Liberica, robusta and arabica are all types of what?

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4
Who painted the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel? (Bonus point for naming the century in which it was painted.)

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5
Which of these is not a cat breed: Japanese bobtail, French lop, Egyptian mau or Russian blue?

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6
Margaretha Geertruida “Margreet” MacLeod was a Dutch exotic dancer and convicted spy better known by the stage name…?

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7
Which Rolling Stones member released the albums Talk Is Cheap, Main Offender and Crosseyed Heart?

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8
Name the well-connected financier and registered sex offender who died in a New York jail this month.

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9
In ascending order, what is the next prime number after 23?

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10
Who wrote the 1987 novel Beloved?

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