Quiz

Test your general knowledge with our weekly quiz. By Cindy MacDonald. No. 301
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1
Which 1965 Simon & Garfunkel song features the lyrics, “Hiding in my room, safe within my womb/ I touch no one and no one touches me”?

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2
Quicksilver is another name for which metallic element?

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3
Henri Cartier-Bresson was a co-founder of which international photographic co-operative?

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4
Who was the last AFL player to kick 100 goals in a season? (Bonus point for naming the team he was playing for at the time.)

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5
A fraudulent investment scheme in which initial investors are paid dividends not from profits but from income derived from later investors is known as a what?

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6
What is another name for rubella?

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7
Which famous Briton was reputedly born on April 23, 1564, and died on April 23, 1616?

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8
The chief minister of the Northern Territory is Michael …?

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9
How many country names begin with the letter ‘O’?

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10
Which food of the gods was said to give humans immortality?

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Cindy MacDonald is The Saturday Paper’s deputy editor.