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Test your general knowledge with our weekly quiz. By Cindy MacDonald. No. 222
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1
Who wrote the 2007 novel/novella On Chesil Beach, now a film starring Saoirse Ronan? (Bonus point for naming the other film adaptation that Ronan starred in based on a book by the same author.)

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2
What is the capital of the US state of Arkansas?

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3
Which French philosopher, mathematician and scientist proposed, “I think, therefore I am”?

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4
What is the principal ingredient of the dish ceviche?

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5
Cornelia was the first wife of which famous historical figure?

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6
What was the name of the Fokker F7 Sir Charles Kingsford Smith used to cross the Pacific in 1928?

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7
The prefix ‘geo-’ is derived from a Greek word meaning what?

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8
Which two clubs were minor premiers in AFL and NRL in 2018?

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9
What are the Where’s Wally? books known as in the United States and Canada?

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10
True or false: all babies are born with blue eyes?

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Cindy MacDonald is The Saturday Paper’s deputy editor.