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?
2. What beginning with ‘c’ is the first form of milk produced by mammals, which contains antibodies to protect the offspring against disease?
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.)
4. Who directs the new Charlie’s Angels film?
5. What nationality was artist Gustav Klimt?
6. What do plants extract from the air to use in photosynthesis?
7. World War I ended in what year?
8. Relating to navigation, GPS is an abbreviation of what?
9. In Moby-Dick, what is the name of Captain Ahab’s whaling ship?
10. In order of distance, what planet is seventh from the sun?

This article was first published in the print edition of The Saturday Paper on Nov 16, 2019 as "World War I ended in what year?".

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Cindy MacDonald is The Saturday Paper’s deputy editor.