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Test your general knowledge with our weekly quiz. By Cindy MacDonald. No. 279
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1
Who, on November 16, 1988, became the first woman in modern history to lead a Muslim country?

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2
What beginning with ‘c’ is the first form of milk produced by mammals, which contains antibodies to protect the offspring against disease?

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3
Which New Zealand netballer played her 150th Test match in Perth last month? (Bonus point for naming the Australian Diamonds player who retired from international duties after the same game.)

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4
Who directs the new Charlie’s Angels film?

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5
What nationality was artist Gustav Klimt?

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6
What do plants extract from the air to use in photosynthesis?

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7
World War I ended in what year?

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8
Relating to navigation, GPS is an abbreviation of what?

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9
In Moby-Dick, what is the name of Captain Ahab’s whaling ship?

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10
In order of distance, what planet is seventh from the sun?

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Cindy MacDonald is The Saturday Paper’s deputy editor.