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Test your general knowledge with our weekly quiz. By Cindy MacDonald. No. 313
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1
Recently reconverted to a mosque, Hagia Sophia is in which city that straddles Europe and Asia?

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2
Princess Beatrice’s wedding dress was worn by the Queen to the 1962 premiere of which Best Picture Oscar-winning film? (Bonus point for naming who starred in the titular role.)

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3
Cobalt is a shade of what colour?

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4
The Pritzker prize is awarded in which field?

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5
What are you lacking if suffering from hypoxia?

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6
How many months were in the Roman calendar?

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7
Which is not an island: Tenerife, Guadalcanal or Belo Horizonte?

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8
In August 1981, MTV began its very first broadcast with which song?

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9
Which poem by John Milton begins: “Of Man’s First Disobedience, and the Fruit Of that Forbidden Tree, whose mortal taste Brought Death into the World, and all our woe.”?

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10
What is Opposition Leader Anthony Albanese’s middle name: (a) Norman; (b) Bruce; or (c) Trevor?

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Cindy MacDonald is The Saturday Paper’s deputy editor.