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Test your general knowledge with our weekly quiz. By Cindy MacDonald. No. 290
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1
Sanna Marin is the prime minister of which Scandinavian nation? (Bonus point for naming her age.)

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2
What is Shakespeare’s shortest play?

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3
How many days are in a leap year?

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4
Who wrote the 1963 Miles Franklin Award-winning novel, Careful, He Might Hear You?

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5
In 1856 James Alexander Holden opened a business in Adelaide manufacturing what?

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6
Which English soccer club has been banned from the Champions League for two years?

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7
Which homonyms mean both an elevated habitation and uncanny?

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8
Which 72-year-old singer recently told fans he had been diagnosed with “walking pneumonia” after suspending a concert in Auckland?

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9
What colour is a chestnut horse?

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10
In 1999 which television crime series, starring Mariska Hargitay and Christopher Meloni, premiered on NBC?

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Cindy MacDonald is The Saturday Paper’s deputy editor.