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Test your general knowledge with our weekly quiz. By Cindy MacDonald. No. 75
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1
Mary Westmacott was a pen name of which 20th-century British crime writer?

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2
The martial art kendo originated in which country?

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3
True or false: tamarin is a type of subtropical fruit?

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4
Who captains New Zealand’s All Blacks rugby team?

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5
Where on a horse is the fetlock?

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6
What is the horticultural practice of training a tree or shrub to grow flat against a lattice wall?

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7
Which condition affecting bone development in children is caused by a deficiency of vitamin D, calcium or phosphate?

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8
What was the first name of Italian Fascist prime minister Mussolini?

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9
Laser is a acronym of “light amplification by stimulated …” (Bonus point for naming which decade of the 20th century the laser was first patented.)

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10
Ganesh is a Hindu deity with the head of which animal?

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Cindy MacDonald is The Saturday Paper’s deputy editor.