Test your general knowledge with our weekly quiz. By Cindy MacDonald.

The Quiz

1. What is the Spanish and Portuguese word for naval fleet?
2. In what year was the first nuclear weapon detonated at White Sands, New Mexico?
3. According to the proverb, cleanliness is next to what?
4. Who hosts the ABC’s Insiders program?
5. Which layer of the Earth’s atmosphere begins at the planet’s surface?
6. The Netflix series Anne with an E is based on which novel? (Bonus point for naming the author.)
7. What is a male rat called?
8. Which two 2017 series each won five Emmy Awards this week?
9. True or false: hurricanes and cyclones are the same weather phenomenon?
10. Which tennis player won the women’s singles gold medal at the Sydney 2000 Olympics?

This article was first published in the print edition of The Saturday Paper on Sep 23, 2017 as "What is a male rat called?". Subscribe here.

Cindy MacDonald
is The Saturday Paper’s deputy editor.