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1. Scientists recently measured the world’s smallest unit of time. What is it called?
2. What nationality was writer Hans Christian Andersen?
3. Who played Hermione Granger in the Harry Potter films: (a) Emily Watson; (b) Emma Watson; or (c) Emma Stone?
4. The Māori word moko means what?
Māori tattooing and the culture that surrounds it.
5. In the nursery rhyme, how many blackbirds were baked in a pie?
6. In what year were white Australian women given the right to vote?
7. True or false: a spider usually has eight eyes?
8. The daffodil is the national flower of what British country? (Bonus point for naming that country’s patron saint.)
Wales. (Bonus point: St David.)
9. Which Richmond player won a record-breaking third Norm Smith Medal for best on ground in the 2020 AFL grand final?
10. The United Nations World Food Programme was awarded what major prize last month?
The 2020 Nobel peace prize.
This article was first published in the print edition of The Saturday Paper on
Nov 7, 2020 as "True or false: a spider usually has eight eyes?".
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