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Test your general knowledge with our weekly quiz. By Cindy MacDonald. No. 353
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1
Complete the popular expression: A dime a … (Bonus point for naming how many US cents a dime is worth.)

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2
A tool to punch leather is called: (a) a mallet; (b) a bevel; or (c) an awl?

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3
What is the largest continent in the world?

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4
Uttering which Shakespeare play’s name aloud in a theatre is said to cause bad luck?

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5
In which country did the game mahjong originate?

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6
Name the English physicist and chemist (1791-1867) who discovered electromagnetic induction and researched the principles of electrolysis?

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7
What is the currency of Denmark?

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8
Which Toni Collette film is based on the true story of a thoroughbred racehorse bred by a small-town Welsh bartender?

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9
In the human body, the malar or zygomatic bone is also known as the …?

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10
Which tennis player withdrew from the French Open due to concerns over their mental health?

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Cindy MacDonald is The Saturday Paper’s deputy editor.