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Test your general knowledge with our weekly quiz. By Cindy MacDonald. No. 253
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1
Including the 2019 poll, how many federal elections have been held in Australia in the 21st century?

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2
Which band links the songs “Union City Blue”, “Rapture” and “Heart of Glass”?

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3
Name the 2011 Melbourne Cup winner that recently died following a paddock accident in England?

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4
Name Japan’s new emperor? (Bonus points for naming the throne to which he has ascended, and his father and predecessor.)

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5
Bournville is a model village on the south side of Birmingham, England, best known for its connections with which company?

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6
The film Rocketman is a biopic about which entertainer?

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7
Cartagena is a port city in which South American country?

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8
What is the cube root of 27?

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9
What seven-letter word beginning with ‘p’ is used to describe an official responsible for supervising examinations?

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10
Pure water has a pH of what number?

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Cindy MacDonald is The Saturday Paper’s deputy editor.