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Test your general knowledge with our weekly quiz. By Cindy MacDonald. No. 285
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1
Which former Australian cricketer is nicknamed “Punter”?

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2
How many stars are on the flag  of the European Union: (a) eight;  (b) 10; or (c) 12?

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3
A volcanic eruption on which New Zealand island claimed the lives of 20 people last month?

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4
What is 4995 divided by 15?

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5
Who wrote the memoir A Long Way Home, on which the 2016 film Lion was based? (Bonus point for naming Lion’s lead actor.)

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6
What is the Spanish el perro in English?

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7
Which British city will host the 2022 Commonwealth Games?

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8
What is the chemical symbol for sodium?

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9
Complete this 1972 song lyric from Steely Dan: “I’m a fool to …”

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10
Which Scottish poet was born on January 25, 1759?

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Cindy MacDonald is The Saturday Paper’s deputy editor.