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Test your general knowledge with our weekly quiz. By Cindy MacDonald. No. 189
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1
Which winner of the Nobel Prize in Medicine was named the first Australian of the Year, in 1960?

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2
Traditionally, what is the main ingredient of falafel?

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3
Name the Australian boxer who retained his WBO welterweight title last month.

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4
Who played Cynthia as an adult in the 2012 film The Sapphires?

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5
Which cocktail comprises gin, Campari and vermouth?

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6
What is the common name for mammals of the order Chiroptera?

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7
What is the southernmost country in Africa?

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8
What, starting with ‘o’, is the name of the organ at the end of the abdomen of certain insects, by which eggs are deposited?

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9
Name the last horse trained by Bart Cummings to win the Melbourne Cup. (Bonus point for naming the year it won.)

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10
Which artist links the bands Derek and the Dominos, Cream and The Yardbirds?

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Cindy MacDonald is The Saturday Paper’s deputy editor.