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Test your general knowledge with our weekly quiz. By Cindy MacDonald. No. 15
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1
How many Melbourne Cups has jockey Damien Oliver won? (Bonus points for naming the horses he rode.)

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2
Who was the first Australian to win an Academy Award for best actress?

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3
Netscape, Firefox, Chrome and Safari are all types of what?

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4
What name was given to the symbolic divider between the northern and southern states during America’s Civil War?

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5
What property do you come to first after passing Go in a traditional (British) game of Monopoly.

 

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6
Hester Prynne is the protagonist of which novel set in 17th-century Puritan Boston?

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7
A Nobel prize-winning Australian immunologist was (Frank) Macfarlane …?

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8
Name the world’s first man-made satellite.

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9
Which former NSW police detective was arrested at his Sydney home last month for questioning over the death of student Jamie Gao?

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10
Emily Blunt stars with Tom Cruise in the newly released action/sci-fi film …?

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Cindy MacDonald is The Saturday Paper’s deputy editor.

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