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Test your general knowledge with our weekly quiz. By Cindy MacDonald. No. 6
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1
Which actor links the films Seven, Superman Returns and Margin Call?

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2
The troops of which nation were defeated in the Battle of Dien
Bien Phu?

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3
The leader of an orchestra plays which instrument?

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4
Where were the 2010 Winter Olympics held?

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5
The Malaysian Airlines flight that mysteriously disappeared last month bore what number?

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6
Name the US National Security Agency’s former contractor turned whistleblower who is currently avoiding arrest in a secret location
in Russia.

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7
The Earth’s atmosphere mainly comprises which gas? (Bonus points for naming the three other key gases.)

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8
Name the 1940 animated film that was produced by Walt Disney and, in one segment, features Mickey Mouse as an aspiring magician.

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9
The term “taikonauts” is given to space travellers from which country?

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10
Which Australian author of the novels Johnno and Ransom recently celebrated his 80th birthday?

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Cindy MacDonald is The Saturday Paper’s deputy editor.