Test your general knowledge with our weekly quiz. By Cindy MacDonald.
No. 346
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1. Bill Shorten was national secretary of which union at the time of the 2006 Beaconsfield mine disaster? (Bonus point for naming the metal that is mined at Beaconsfield.)
2. In Hindu mythology, Hanuman takes the form of what animal?
3. Which Melbourne Vixens player captained the Australian Diamonds for three of the four Constellation Cup netball Tests last month before undergoing season-ending foot surgery?
4. Which is the least populated of New York City’s five boroughs?
5. Autophobia is a fear of being what?
6. The Spanish Riding School is in which European city?
7. In what year was the first CD player commercially released?
8. What is the largest tendon in the human body?
9. Which English comedian, actor, writer and television personality wrote The Midnight Gang?
10. Prince Philip was born in which country?

This article was first published in the print edition of The Saturday Paper on Apr 24, 2021 as "In what year was the first CD player commercially released?".

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Cindy MacDonald is The Saturday Paper’s deputy editor.