Test your general knowledge with our weekly quiz. By Cindy MacDonald.
No. 345
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1. In France, what would one buy at a poissonnerie?
2. How much does it cost to send a regular letter or postcard within Australia?
3. The medical condition pertussis is commonly known as what?
4. British nurse Edith Cavell was executed by a German firing squad in Brussels during which world war?
5. Who is the current host of the ABC TV series Insiders?
6. The Squamish people are indigenous to which country?
7. The cartoon character Mickey Mouse has how many digits on each hand? (Bonus points for naming the colour gloves he wears, the decade he was created and who first voiced the character.)
8. Why was the ship Ever Given recently in the news?
9. Who last month retired as Australia’s most prolific Olympic male track-and-field medallist?
10. Does an acid or alkaline solution turn red litmus paper blue?

This article was first published in the print edition of The Saturday Paper on Apr 17, 2021 as "How much does it cost to send a regular letter or postcard within Australia?".

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Cindy MacDonald is The Saturday Paper’s deputy editor.