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Test your general knowledge with our weekly quiz. By Cindy MacDonald. No. 312
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1
NASA last week debunked a claim it had added what constellation to the zodiacal calendar?

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2
Who wrote and recorded the 1971 lyrics, “Ooh baby baby, it’s a wild world/ It’s hard to get by just upon a smile”?

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3
In physics, what word beginning with ‘i’ refers to the tendency of matter to retain its state of rest or of uniform motion in a straight line?

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4
Is Mount Isa closer to Rockhampton, Cairns or Darwin?

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5
On August 1, 1936, Adolf Hitler officially opened the Olympic Games hosted by which city?

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6
Where is a wimple worn?

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7
Which British monarch founded the House of Tudor?

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8
Who was the first African–American tennis player to be named in the United States Davis Cup team?

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9
Name Victoria’s opposition leader. (Bonus point for naming the New South Wales opposition leader.)

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10
What Chinese dam is the world’s largest hydroelectric power station?

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Cindy MacDonald is The Saturday Paper’s deputy editor.