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Test your general knowledge with our weekly quiz. By Cindy MacDonald. No. 308
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1
The United States Declaration of Independence was ratified on July 4: (a) 1766; (b) 1770; (c) 1776; or (d) 1780. (Bonus point for naming the city in which the ratification took place.)

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2
What oranges are most commonly used in marmalade?

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3
Name the Irish author of the novel Normal People.

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4
Which city in New Zealand is home to the University of Otago?

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5
English television personality Jo Frost is also well known by what nickname?

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6
Who painted The Golden Fleece and Shearing the Rams?

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7
How many pairs of ribs are in a human body?

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8
What is Australia’s current official cash rate as determined by the Reserve Bank?

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9
What was the last musical to win the Best Picture Oscar?

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10
What is the English transliteration of the number three in Mandarin and Japanese?

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Cindy MacDonald is The Saturday Paper’s deputy editor.