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Test your general knowledge with our weekly quiz. By Cindy MacDonald. No. 44
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1
Carmine is a vivid shade of what colour?

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2
What is the most populated island on earth? 

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3
Which 2000 film was known in Japan as Back in Those Days with Penny Lane? (Bonus points for naming the actress who played Penny Lane and the film’s director.)

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4
Where are the headquarters of the International Monetary Fund?

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5
Which entertainer was controversially named late last year as New York City’s global tourism ambassador?

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6
Which airline’s quirky, Hobbit-themed safety demonstration is shot entirely outdoors and dubbed “The Most Epic Safety Video Ever Made”?

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7
What is the highest number on a roulette wheel?

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8
The Beaufort scale is used to measure what?

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9
Which city hosted the first cricket Test of the 2014-15 season between Australia and India?

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10
True or false: sound waves travel faster in water than in air?

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Cindy MacDonald is The Saturday Paper’s deputy editor.