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Test your general knowledge with our weekly quiz. By Cindy MacDonald. No. 271
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1
Wilhelmina “Mina” Wylie and Sarah “Fanny” Durack were champions of which sport?

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2
Zucchero is the Italian word for which common pantry item?

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3
What is the currency of South Africa?

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4
“The quality of mercy” is a monologue from which Shakespeare play? (Bonus point for naming the character who delivers it.)

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5
How old was former Zimbabwean prime minister Robert Mugabe when he died this month?

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6
What does the Latin phrase omnia vincit amor mean?

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7
Quokka, Waltzing Matilda, Skippy and Great Southern Land are all names of what?

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8
What 11-letter word beginning with ‘b’ is the name for a short musket with an expanded muzzle?

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9
Australia’s minister for trade, tourism and investment shares his name with which English city?

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10
“I guess I should’ve known/ By the way you parked your car sideways/ That it wouldn’t last” is the opening lyric to which song?

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Cindy MacDonald is The Saturday Paper’s deputy editor.