Test your general knowledge with our weekly quiz. By Cindy MacDonald.

The Quiz

1. Which actor links the films Seven, Superman Returns and Margin Call?
2. The troops of which nation were defeated in the Battle of Dien
Bien Phu?
3. The leader of an orchestra plays which instrument?
4. Where were the 2010 Winter Olympics held?
5. The Malaysian Airlines flight that mysteriously disappeared last month bore what number?
6. Name the US National Security Agency’s former contractor turned whistleblower who is currently avoiding arrest in a secret location
in Russia.
7. The Earth’s atmosphere mainly comprises which gas? (Bonus points for naming the three other key gases.)
8. Name the 1940 animated film that was produced by Walt Disney and, in one segment, features Mickey Mouse as an aspiring magician.
9. The term “taikonauts” is given to space travellers from which country?
10. Which Australian author of the novels Johnno and Ransom recently celebrated his 80th birthday?

This article was first published in the print edition of The Saturday Paper on Apr 5, 2014 as "Where were the 2010 Winter Olympics held?". Subscribe here.

Cindy MacDonald
is The Saturday Paper’s deputy editor.