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Test your general knowledge with our weekly quiz. By Cindy MacDonald. No. 114
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1
Name the only Australian on Forbes’ 2016 list of the top 100 highest-earning sportspeople. (Bonus point for naming the athlete who topped the list.)

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2
The Aswan High Dam is located in which country?

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3
What part of the human body is also known as the hallux?

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4
What is the world’s longest-running science fiction television series?

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5
A fava bean is more commonly known as what in Australia?

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6
At what temperature does mercury freeze? (a) 0ºC; (b) minus 38.8ºC; or (c) minus 96.6ºC?

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7
In The Wizard of Oz, what phrase did Dorothy say in order to return to Kansas?

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8
What nationality was explorer Vasco da Gama?

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9
Who wrote the novels The Year of the Flood, The Blind Assassin and Alias Grace?

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10
What is the due date for individuals lodging their own tax return in Australia?

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Cindy MacDonald is The Saturday Paper’s deputy editor.