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Test your general knowledge with our weekly quiz. By Cindy MacDonald. No. 265
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1
Which seven-letter word starting with ‘c’ means slander or defamation?

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2
Dope Lemon is the moniker of which Australian musician?

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3
Merthyr Tydfil, Flintshire and Gwynedd are counties of which country?

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4
The microorganism Clostridium tetani causes which infectious disease?

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5
Who wrote under the pen-name Acton Bell?

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6
The Mount Stromlo Observatory is located on the outskirts of which Australian city?

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7
What is the first name of the Austrian composer Schubert?

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8
The mathematical formula that states the square on the hypotenuse is equal to the sum of the squares on the other two sides is known as whose theorem?

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9
By how many goals did the Australian Diamonds lose to the New Zealand Silver Ferns in the 2019 Netball World Cup?

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10
Which American music festival celebrates its 50th anniversary next week? (Bonus point for naming the state where the 1969 festival was held.)

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Cindy MacDonald is The Saturday Paper’s deputy editor.