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Test your general knowledge with our weekly quiz. By Cindy MacDonald. No. 239
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1
Which word meaning any fortunate and profitable occasion rhymes with a type of sheer fabric?

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2
What is the first name of Tara Morice’s character in the 1992 film Strictly Ballroom?

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3
According to legend, after the Pied Piper rid Hamelin of its rats, what did he lure from the town? (Bonus point for naming which country is home to Hamelin.)

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4
What is Zambia’s official language?

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5
What are the two main ingredients of the Greek dip tzatziki?

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6
The Golden Bear is the nickname of which champion golfer?

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7
Which Australian prime minister was the Queensland winner of the “Youth Speaks for Australia” contest in 1974?

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8
What Sydney band took top spot on this year’s Triple J Hottest 100 with the song “Confidence”?

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9
Which playwright links the plays Private Lives, Present Laughter and Blithe Spirit?

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10
The Socceroos lost their Asian Cup quarter-final to which country late last month?

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Cindy MacDonald is The Saturday Paper’s deputy editor.