Test your general knowledge with our weekly quiz. By Cindy MacDonald.
No. 260
The Quiz

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1. Which city hosted the 1987 America’s Cup challenge?
2. Which band’s debut studio album is titled Definitely Maybe?
3. This week marked the 58th anniversary of the death of which Nobel prize-winning American author? (Bonus point for naming the author’s last major work of fiction.)
4. Name the Test cricketers who have taken the most wickets and scored the most runs in Ashes history.
5. Which country produces Stella Artois beer?
6. Epidemic polyarthritis is a tropical disease better known as what fever?
7. A character with the surname Wormwood is the titular main protagonist of which Roald Dahl book?
8. Who is known as “the father of modern linguistics”?
9. The town of Renmark lies on the banks of which river?
10. Which film won four Oscars in 1956, including Best Picture and Best Actor for Ernest Borgnine?

This article was first published in the print edition of The Saturday Paper on Jul 6, 2019 as "Which city hosted the 1987 America’s Cup challenge?". Subscribe here.

Cindy MacDonald
is The Saturday Paper’s deputy editor.