Test your general knowledge with our weekly quiz. By Cindy MacDonald.
No. 336
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1. Julia Quinn’s novel The Duke and I spawned which period drama television series that debuted on Christmas Day 2020? (Bonus point for naming the show’s powerhouse executive producer.)
2. The Italian, Portuguese and Spanish word lago translates to what in English?
3. The 2021 Lunar New Year marked the start of the Year of the …?
4. What is the International Olympic Committee three-letter abbreviation for Switzerland?
5. The Coachella music festival, recently cancelled for a third time, is held in which US state?
6. Which year was the Queen’s annus horribilis?
7. What is 6/8ths as a percentage?
8. What beginning with ‘T’ is the name of the first part of the Jewish bible?
9. Löwchen, Lagotto Romagnolo and Havanese are all breeds of which domestic animal?
10. Which spelling is correct: ecstasy, ecstacy or extasy?

This article was first published in the print edition of The Saturday Paper on Feb 13, 2021 as "Which year was the Queen’s annus horribilis?".

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Cindy MacDonald is The Saturday Paper’s deputy editor.