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Test your general knowledge with our weekly quiz. By Cindy MacDonald. No. 347
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1
What deadline has the United States government set for the withdrawal of all American troops from Afghanistan?

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2
True or false: iron-rich haemoglobin makes blood red?

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3
“But I have promises to keep, / And miles to go before I sleep, / And miles to go before I sleep” is a line from a poem by Robert …? (Bonus point for naming the poem.)

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4
Name five of the seven von Trapp children from the film The Sound of Music?

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5
In Scrabble, each player starts with how many tiles?

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6
According to the saying, a fool and his money are soon …?

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7
On May 1, 1931, the Empire State Building opened in New York City. How many storeys is it: (a) 85; (b) 102; or (c) 144?

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8
The mathematical equation (-12) - (-6) = …?

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9
Name the Western Australian tennis player who won her maiden WTA Tour title in Charleston, South Carolina, last month.

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10
Which actress is named in the first verse of the Mark Ronson song “Uptown Funk”?

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Cindy MacDonald is The Saturday Paper’s deputy editor.