Test your general knowledge with our weekly quiz. By Cindy MacDonald.
No. 105
The Quiz

  Previous Quiz Next Quiz  

Click the questions to reveal the answers.


1. In which country is the opera Lucia di Lammermoor set?
2. In computer terminology, the abbreviation URL stands for…?
3. True or false: sugar is a carbohydrate.
4. What, starting with ‘l’, is the name of a maker of stringed instruments?
5. In Einstein’s equation E = mc², what does the ‘c’ stand for?
6. Myanmar was previously known by what name? (Bonus point for naming the decade in which the official name change occurred.)
7. What does a lepidopterist collect?
8. How many sixes did Don Bradman hit in his Test cricket career: (a) six; (b) 36; or (c) 106?
9. Which city in New Mexico is famous for its alleged links to UFOs?
10. What 2000-2007 television series featured Spy and The Boss star Melissa McCarthy?

This article was first published in the print edition of The Saturday Paper on Apr 23, 2016 as "True or false: sugar is a carbohydrate.".

A free press is one you pay for. In the short term, the economic fallout from coronavirus has taken about a third of our revenue. We will survive this crisis, but we need the support of readers. Now is the time to subscribe.

Cindy MacDonald is The Saturday Paper’s deputy editor.