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Test your general knowledge with our weekly quiz. By Cindy MacDonald. No. 29
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1
Which current capital city was originally named Edo?

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2
How many points is the pink ball worth in a game of snooker? (Bonus points for naming how many points are scored in a maximum break under normal conditions.)

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3
In which year did the Cuban missile crisis occur?

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4
A person born on February 29 has which star sign?

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5
In mythology, the female spirits of justice and vengeance – Alecto, Tisiphone and Megaera – are better known as…?

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6
Which knighted entertainer is set to perform at this year’s AFL grand final?

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7
What is the claim to fame of astronauts Harrison Schmitt and Eugene Cernan?

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8
The “ice-bucket challenge” is raising funds for research into what illness?

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9
Quicksilver is an alternative name for which element?

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10
Personal is the latest Jack Reacher novel by…?
 

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Cindy MacDonald is The Saturday Paper’s deputy editor.