Test your general knowledge with our weekly quiz. By Cindy MacDonald.
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1. Which tennis player is married to former NBA All-Star David Lee?
2. Alphabetically, what are the first and last US state names?
3. Jaune is the French word for which colour?
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.)
5. Which World Heritage-listed island is located in the Tasman Sea, about 700 kilometres north-east of Sydney?
6. What word means both a degree of inclination and to toss or throw?
7. What is the International Air Transport Association airline code for Qantas?
8. Does the aorta transport blood towards or away from the heart?
9. The Globite brand was well known among Australian children throughout the 20th century for what product?
10. Which radio station recently extended Kyle Sandilands’ and Jackie “O” Henderson’s contracts?

This article was first published in the print edition of The Saturday Paper on Nov 2, 2019 as "Alphabetically, what are the first and last US state names?".

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Cindy MacDonald is The Saturday Paper’s deputy editor.