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Test your general knowledge with our weekly quiz. By Cindy MacDonald. No. 230
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1
Which state has the higher population: South Australia or Western Australia?

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2
Vasco da Gama was an explorer from which country?

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3
Who wrote the opera The Rhine Gold (Das Rheingold), first performed in 1869?

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4
Which American comedian and actress was arrested last month and also announced she was pregnant with her first child?

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5
In which city would you visit the Metropolitan Cathedral of Saints Vitus, Wenceslaus and Adalbert?

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6
Which team won baseball’s 2018 World Series? (Bonus point for naming the team they defeated.)

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7
Ibn Rushd is an eminent philosopher of what faith?

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8
Who plays Lisbeth Salander in the film The Girl in the Spider’s Web?

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9
The world’s longest sea bridge opened last month, connecting mainland China to which two special administrative regions?

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10
Who patented the first commercially successful ballpoint pen in 1938?

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Cindy MacDonald is The Saturday Paper’s deputy editor.

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