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Test your general knowledge with our weekly quiz. By Cindy MacDonald. No. 170
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1
Tennis player Jelena Ostapenko was born and raised in which country?

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2
Which is the higher rank in the Australian Army: (a) colonel; (b) brigadier; or (c) lieutenant-colonel?

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3
Name the only two movie sequels to have won an Academy Award for Best Picture.

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4
In which ocean is the island of Kiribati?

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5
Who was recently made the first honorary citizen of the city of Manchester?

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6
Richard Feynman was best known for his work in which field of science?

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7
Which legendary “lost” island, first mentioned in Plato's dialogues, was said to have sunk beneath the sea?

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8
Who plays Hercule Poirot in the 2017 film version of Murder on the Orient Express? (Bonus point for naming who played him in the 1974 version.)

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9
What religion is predominant in the Philippines? 

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10
Name Australia’s chief scientist.

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Cindy MacDonald is The Saturday Paper’s deputy editor.