Test your general knowledge with our weekly quiz. By Cindy MacDonald.
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1. What was named the Macquarie Dictionary’s Word of the Year for 2016?
2. What is the highest number on a roulette wheel?
3. Which soccer club is currently on top of the English Premiere League ladder?
4. Which Scotsman wrote the novel Trainspotting?
5. What name is given to comics created in Japan or by creators in the Japanese language?
6. What is the literal translation of “mardi gras”?
7. Bongo, eland and kudu are varieties of which species of animal?
8. In military terms, the acronym SAS stands for …? (Bonus point for naming their motto.)
9. What is the name of Google’s parent company?
10. In which year did Michael Jackson die?

This article was first published in the print edition of The Saturday Paper on Mar 4, 2017 as "What is the literal translation of “mardi gras”?".

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Cindy MacDonald is The Saturday Paper’s deputy editor.