Test your general knowledge with our weekly quiz. By Cindy MacDonald.
No. 40
The Quiz

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1. Which actor recently confirmed he will return to the big screen as Jason Bourne in a new instalment of The Bourne Identity franchise?
2. Is Akaroa on New Zealand’s North Island or South Island?
3. What is the only tennis grand slam singles title won by Sam Stosur? (Bonus points for naming the year, her opponent in the final and the last Australian woman to win a grand slam singles title prior to this.)
4. Gin derives its predominant flavour from…?
5. What is pi to two decimal places?
6. Nay Pyi Taw is the capital of which South-East Asian nation?
7. Which company has the ASX ticker code WOW?
8. Varicella is another term for which common ailment?
9. Which Latin phrase translates into English as “through my fault”?
10. What was the name of the Peruvian aunt who sent Paddington Bear to London?

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Cindy MacDonald
is The Saturday Paper’s deputy editor.