Test your general knowledge with our weekly quiz. By Cindy MacDonald.
No. 68

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1. Which team defeated the Matildas in the FIFA Women’s World Cup quarter-final last month?
2. What type of gas is used to fly hot air balloons?
3. People suffering from the medical condition bruxism do what excessively?
4. In 2010, who became Australia’s first saint?
5. Which British pop star has this year joined the coaching panel on the Australian version of The Voice?
6. David Walsh founded which sometimes controversial Hobart art museum?
7. The city of Jaipur is the capital of which Indian state?
8. Who released the single “Space Oddity” nine days before the Apollo 11 moon landing in 1969?
9. Which Shakespeare play inspired the musical West Side Story? (Bonus points for naming the men who wrote the music and the lyrics.)
10. What is the botanical name for the male reproductive organ in flowering plants?

This article was first published in the print edition of The Saturday Paper on Jul 11, 2015 as "In 2010, who became Australia’s first saint?".

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Cindy MacDonald is The Saturday Paper’s deputy editor.