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Test your general knowledge with our weekly quiz. By Cindy MacDonald. No. 311
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1
Who wrote the lyrics, “Don’t it always seem to go, that you don’t know what you’ve got ’til it’s gone”? (Bonus point for naming the title of the song.)

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2
A koukoulion is: (a) a type of Greek dessert; (b) a traditional ethnic dance; or (c) a headdress worn by monks?

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3
What starting with ‘G’ is an instrument used for detecting and measuring ionising radiation?

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4
What is the alcohol ingredient of a Tom Collins?

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5
Alex “Chumpy” Pullin was a champion of which sport?

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6
In terms of education, what does the acronym HECS stand for?

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7
The video-sharing social networking service TikTok was founded in which country?

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8
This month marks 20 years since the release of Parachutes, the debut album by which band?

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9
Who was secretary-general of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union from 1922 to 1953?

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10
What is the next line of the nursery rhyme that begins, “To market, to market to buy a fat pig…”?

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Cindy MacDonald is The Saturday Paper’s deputy editor.