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Test your general knowledge with our weekly quiz. By Cindy MacDonald. No. 38
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1
Appearing on Australia’s coat of arms, Macropus rufus is more commonly known as a…?

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2
Which golfer is nicknamed The Big Easy?

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3
Which author set all of his major novels in southern England, in an area he called “Wessex”?

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4
Which country recently announced it will hold a binding referendum in 2016 on whether to change its national flag?

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5
Was the iPhone first released in (a) 2005; (b) 2007; or (c) 2009?

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6
Who has collaborated with Brian May and Roger Taylor as lead singer of the band Queen since 2011?

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7
What spirit is traditionally used to make a mint julep?

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8
The latest film in the Hunger Games series is called… (Bonus points for naming the actors who play Katniss Everdeen and Gale Hawthorne.)

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9
Thousands of people of what religion descended on Melbourne’s Etihad Stadium last month?

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10
What is the cube root of 64?

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Cindy MacDonald is The Saturday Paper’s deputy editor.