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Test your general knowledge with our weekly quiz. By Cindy MacDonald. No. 352
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1
What beginning with ‘a’ refers to the mass of soft lymphoid tissue at the back of the throat behind the nose?

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2
Who was the first president of the Russian Federation following the fall of the Soviet Union?

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3
In Australian politics, what alliterative name is given to a preprepared question asked of a government minister by a backbencher of the same party?

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4
How many tentacles does an octopus have?

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5
Which Australian state capital is called the City of Lights?

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6
In the 1955 Disney film Lady and the Tramp, what is the name of the Italian restaurant where the titular characters share a bowl of spaghetti? (Bonus point for naming Lady’s breed.)

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7
The sum of the angles of a triangle always totals how many degrees?

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8
Identical twins Lisa and Jess Origliasso are better known as which pop duo?

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9
Which golfer last month became the oldest major winner to date, after winning the PGA Championship?

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10
What did Jack trade the family cow for in the fairytale Jack and the Beanstalk?

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Cindy MacDonald is The Saturday Paper’s deputy editor.