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Test your general knowledge with our weekly quiz. By Cindy MacDonald. No. 42
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1
Which river flows through Christchurch, New Zealand?

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2
Gene Hackman played “Popeye” Doyle in which Best Picture Oscar-winning film of the 1970s? (Bonus point for naming the other film Hackman won an acting Oscar for.)

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3
True or false: tornadoes usually spin in different directions depending on whether they occur in the northern or southern hemisphere.

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4
What are the given names of composer J. S. Bach?

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5
In a car, what does a tachometer measure?

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6
What does the acronym WYSIWYG stand for?

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7
How many of the world’s top-15-ranked singles tennis players, male or female, are from the United States?

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8
Was Arnhem Land named after: (a) a person; (b) a ship; (c) a place?

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9
What colour ribbon is worn to promote breast cancer awareness?

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10
What day of the week does New Year’s Day 2015 fall on?

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Cindy MacDonald is The Saturday Paper’s deputy editor.