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Test your general knowledge with our weekly quiz. By Cindy MacDonald. No. 344
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1
Which film was not directed by Steven Spielberg: (a) Bridge of Spies; (b) Minority Report; or (c) The Departed?

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2
The winner of the US Masters golf tournament is presented with a jacket of what colour?

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3
Klara and the Sun is which Nobel prize and Booker Prize winner’s latest novel? (Bonus point for naming the novel for which this author won the Booker Prize.)

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4
Who was Henry VIII’s first wife?

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5
Punta Gallinas, the northernmost point of mainland South America, is in which country?

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6
When setting up a chess board, is a queen placed on her matching or opposite colour?

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7
The headquarters of the OECD are in which city?

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8
In chemistry, a law named for whom states equal volumes of gases under the same conditions of temperature and pressure will contain equal numbers of molecules?

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9
Which 1939 Billie Holiday song has been covered by Nina Simone, Jeff Buckley, Sting and Siouxsie and the Banshees?

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10
The Tet Offensive occurred during which war?

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Cindy MacDonald is The Saturday Paper’s deputy editor.