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Test your general knowledge with our weekly quiz. By Cindy MacDonald. No. 277
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1
Which tennis player is married to former NBA All-Star David Lee?

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2
Alphabetically, what are the first and last US state names?

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3
Jaune is the French word for which colour?

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4
Nitrogen makes up what percentage of Earth’s atmosphere: (a) 58 per cent; (b) 68 per cent; or (c) 78 per cent? (Bonus points for naming nitrogen’s chemical symbol and atomic number.)

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5
Which World Heritage-listed island is located in the Tasman Sea, about 700 kilometres north-east of Sydney?

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6
What word means both a degree of inclination and to toss or throw?

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7
What is the International Air Transport Association airline code for Qantas?

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8
Does the aorta transport blood towards or away from the heart?

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9
The Globite brand was well known among Australian children throughout the 20th century for what product?

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10
Which radio station recently extended Kyle Sandilands’ and Jackie “O” Henderson’s contracts?

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Cindy MacDonald is The Saturday Paper’s deputy editor.