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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?

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2
What type of gas is used to fly hot air balloons?

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3
People suffering from the medical condition bruxism do what excessively?

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4
In 2010, who became Australia’s first saint?

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5
Which British pop star has this year joined the coaching panel on the Australian version of The Voice?

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6
David Walsh founded which sometimes controversial Hobart art museum?

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7
The city of Jaipur is the capital of which Indian state?

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8
Who released the single “Space Oddity” nine days before the Apollo 11 moon landing in 1969?

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9
Which Shakespeare play inspired the musical West Side Story? (Bonus points for naming the men who wrote the music and the lyrics.)

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10
What is the botanical name for the male reproductive organ in flowering plants?

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Cindy MacDonald is The Saturday Paper’s deputy editor.