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Test your general knowledge with our weekly quiz. By Cindy MacDonald. No. 183
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1
How many chemical elements on the periodic table begin with the letter ‘z’? (Bonus points for naming them.)

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2
Whose gravestone in London’s Highgate Cemetery is engraved with the words, “Workers of all lands unite”?

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3
What fragrant oil from a citrus fruit is used in Earl Grey tea?

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4
In which city will the 2028 Olympic Games be held?

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5
Which famous musician’s third wife is Nancy Shevell?

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6
Which lake is the world’s highest navigable body of water?

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7
In Japan, would you wear, eat or play an obi?

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8
Which Baz Luhrmann film features the line: “A life lived in fear is a life half lived”?

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9
Name New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s tweeting “first cat”, who was killed in an accident this month.

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10
Who writes the Shetland series of crime novels?

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Cindy MacDonald is The Saturday Paper’s deputy editor.

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