Test your general knowledge with our weekly quiz. By Cindy MacDonald.
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1. Sanna Marin is the prime minister of which Scandinavian nation? (Bonus point for naming her age.)
2. What is Shakespeare’s shortest play?
3. How many days are in a leap year?
4. Who wrote the 1963 Miles Franklin Award-winning novel, Careful, He Might Hear You?
5. In 1856 James Alexander Holden opened a business in Adelaide manufacturing what?
6. Which English soccer club has been banned from the Champions League for two years?
7. Which homonyms mean both an elevated habitation and uncanny?
8. Which 72-year-old singer recently told fans he had been diagnosed with “walking pneumonia” after suspending a concert in Auckland?
9. What colour is a chestnut horse?
10. In 1999 which television crime series, starring Mariska Hargitay and Christopher Meloni, premiered on NBC?

This article was first published in the print edition of The Saturday Paper on Feb 29, 2020 as "What is Shakespeare’s shortest play?".

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Cindy MacDonald is The Saturday Paper’s deputy editor.