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Test your general knowledge with our weekly quiz. By Cindy MacDonald. No. 228
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1
What starting with ‘S’ is the name of what is known colloquially as Japan’s bullet train?

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2
Do Mexico and Costa Rica share a land border?

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3
Who is the main female character in Jane Austen’s Persuasion: (a) Elizabeth Bennet, (b) Elinor Dashwood; or (c) Anne Elliot?

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4
Which member of the British royal family married this month at Windsor Castle?

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5
Which two Australian cricketers scored ducks in their Test debuts, against Pakistan, this month?

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6
French composer Claude Debussy died in which century?

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7
Who was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize?

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8
The adjective lupine relates to which animals?

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9
In Greek legend, Peleus was the father of which famous hero?

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10
Whose music did Donald Trump this month say he liked about “25 per cent less now”? (Bonus point for naming what the musician did to prompt this comment.)

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Cindy MacDonald is The Saturday Paper’s deputy editor.