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Test your general knowledge with our weekly quiz. By Cindy MacDonald. No. 384
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1
Who, according to the nursery rhyme, met a pieman going to the fair?

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2
The eruption of an underwater volcano near which country recently sparked tsunami warnings across the Pacific?

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3
On February 3, 1959, musicians Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and J. P. Richardson were killed in a plane crash in Iowa. What was Richardson’s stage name?

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4
The name of which Italian bread translates to “slipper” in English?

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5
What is the surname of the teenage brothers Frank and Joe, who were fictional amateur detectives in novels and on TV?

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6
Name the Indian Test cricket captain who this month stood down after seven years in the role.

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7
True or false: pheasants cannot fly?

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8
Who plays Sidney Prescott in the Scream franchise? (Bonus points for naming the director of the first Scream film and the year of its US release.)

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9
Artist Harold Thomas designed what in 1970?

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10
In reference to average elevation, what is the world’s highest continent?

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Cindy MacDonald is The Saturday Paper’s deputy editor.