Quiz

Test your general knowledge with our weekly quiz. By Cindy MacDonald. No. 2
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1
Which plant species was known only through fossil records and thought to be extinct, until it was discovered in 1994 in a NSW national park?

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2
What is the term given to a positive number that can be divided evenly only by 1, or itself?

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3
In Spanish, amarillo refers to which colour?

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4
John and Maxwell are the first names of which Nobel prize-winning author?

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5
Chevy Chase is a suburb of which US city?

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6
A swimming naked baby featured on the cover of which seminal 1991 rock album?

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7
For which film did Philip Seymour Hoffman win a best actor Oscar? (Bonus points for naming any of the three films for which he received a best supporting actor nomination.)

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8
From which Balinese prison was Schapelle Corby released last month?

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9
Which strait, formerly known as Hellespont, connects the Aegean Sea to the Sea of Marmara?

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10
Who was the only English cricketer to score a Test century during the latest Ashes series?

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Cindy MacDonald is The Saturday Paper’s deputy editor.