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Test your general knowledge with our weekly quiz. By Cindy MacDonald. No. 275
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1
True or false: Goldie Hawn and Kate Hudson both have received one Academy Award nomination.

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2
On which part of the body would you wear epaulets?

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3
In Roman mythology, who is god of the underworld? (Bonus point for naming his Greek equivalent.)

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4
Which Australian poet wrote the lines: “Life is mostly froth and bubble/ Two things stand like stone/ Kindness in another’s trouble/ Courage in your own”?

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5
Belvedere, Stolichnaya and Absolut are all brands of what?

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6
What does the musical direction da capo mean?

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7
In medicine, what is an autoclave used for?

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8
It was revealed this month that the prime minister of which country gave a South African bikini model nearly $US16 million?

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9
Yucatán, Tabasco and Chihuahua are all states of which country?

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10
Name the speaker of the United States house of representatives.

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Cindy MacDonald is The Saturday Paper’s deputy editor.