Test your general knowledge with our weekly quiz. By Cindy MacDonald.
No. 325
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1. Name the 1992 Melbourne Cup winner that died in Bendigo on August 29.
2. What are the first names of Australian bushman-entrepreneur R. M. Williams? (Bonus point for naming R.  M. Williams’ global boots ambassador.)
3. The Dutch city of Delft is best known for what product?
4. Ornithology is the branch of zoology that deals with what?
5. Name the founder of Islam, whose birthday was celebrated this week.
6. How old will Donald Trump be on the United States election day?
7. Dave McCormack, who voices Bandit, in the animated children’s series Bluey, fronted which Australian band in the 1990s: (a) Trifle; (b) Crumble; (c) Custard; or (d) Jelly?
8. True or false: Harry Potter creator J. K. Rowling was born in Scotland?
9. Who wrote the novel Fahrenheit 451 ?
10. Who was Queen Elizabeth I’s mother?

This article was first published in the print edition of The Saturday Paper on Oct 31, 2020 as "What are the first names of Australian bushman-entrepreneur R. M. Williams? (Bonus point for naming R.  M. Williams’ global boots ambassador.)".

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Cindy MacDonald is The Saturday Paper’s deputy editor.