Quiz

Test your general knowledge with our weekly quiz. By Cindy MacDonald. No. 269
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1
Helen Gurley Brown was editor-in-chief of which international magazine?

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2
Which of these countries’ flags is  not red, white and blue: (a) Russia; (b) Norway; (c) Chile; (d) Ukraine?

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3
Who, in 1927, became the first person to fly a plane solo nonstop across the Atlantic, from New York to Paris?

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4
What direction is 270° on a compass?

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5
The Tokyo 2020 Olympics begin in which month?

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6
Who composed the music for the ballet The Nutcracker?

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7
In which year was the $100 note introduced in Australia? (Bonus point for naming the year the first $5 note was introduced.)

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8
Who is the only woman to have won the Booker Prize twice (in 2009 and 2012)?

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9
What was underworld lawyer turned informer Nicola Gobbo known as in the media before she was publicly named?

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10
True or False: Scott Morrison is Australia’s 30th prime minister.

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Cindy MacDonald is The Saturday Paper’s deputy editor.