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Test your general knowledge with our weekly quiz. By Cindy MacDonald. No. 129
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1
What colour wine is chianti?

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2
Which Grammy Award-winning performer has siblings named Solange, Nixon and Bianca?

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3
Name the three midcourt positions in a seven-player netball team?

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4
What is the main type of rock in the oceanic crust?

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5
Name the journalist author of The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference and Blink: The Power of Thinking without Thinking

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6
For what purpose is baking powder added to recipes?

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7
The Flying Scotsman, TGV and Shinkansen are all types of what?

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8
Which American poet described the quality of her despair as “owl’s talons clenching my heart”? (Bonus point for naming her semi-autobiographical novel.)

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9
Winona Ryder currently stars in which science fiction-horror television series?

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10
What is the largest island in the Caribbean?

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Cindy MacDonald is The Saturday Paper’s deputy editor.