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Test your general knowledge with our weekly quiz. By Cindy MacDonald. No. 164
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1
Which American musician is father to North and Saint? (Bonus point for naming the children’s mother.)

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2
Satis House was the estate of which Dickens character?

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3
What synthetic fibre was first produced in 1935 by DuPont chemist Wallace Carothers?

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4
Which Italian car brand’s name also means an authoritative decree, sanction or order?

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5
Michael Cheika is the head coach of which Australian national team?

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6
What word starting with ‘a’ refers to a temporary pause in breathing?

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7
Which famous charter was signed at Runnymede, England, on June 15, 1215?

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8
Which actress was born Brianne Sidonie Desaulniers in Sacramento, California in 1989?

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9
Who is the Norse god of war?

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10
True or false: a flute is a woodwind instrument?

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Cindy MacDonald is The Saturday Paper’s deputy editor.