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

The Quiz

1. Salvator Mundi, which sold last month for a record-breaking $US450.3 million, was a painting by which renowned artist?
2. With which sport would you associate the snatch and the clean and jerk?
3. To what was Franklin D. Roosevelt referring when he spoke of “a date which will live in infamy”?
4. Who plays P. T. Barnum in the upcoming film The Greatest Showman?
5. New Zealand has had how many female prime ministers? (Bonus points for naming them.)
6. What is the most populous city in South America?
7. Michael Balzary, bassist for the Red Hot Chili Peppers, is better known by what name?
8. What do people with cynophobia fear?
9. In Star Trek, what name starting with ‘K’ is given to an extraterrestrial humanoid warrior species?
10. What is the cube root of 125?

This article was first published in the print edition of The Saturday Paper on Dec 2, 2017 as "What is the most populous city in South America?". Subscribe here.

Cindy MacDonald
is The Saturday Paper’s deputy editor.