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Test your general knowledge with our weekly quiz. By Cindy MacDonald. No. 357
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1
The official motto for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics is: (a) “United by Emotion”; (b) “A New World”; or (c) “All, Together”?

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2
Who plays Aretha Franklin in the upcoming film Respect? (Bonus point for naming the Franklin song that begins, “You’re a no good heartbreaker / You’re a liar and you’re a cheat …”)

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3
What beginning with ‘e’ is the name for a series of dots that indicates an intentional omission of a word or section of a text without altering its original meaning?

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4
Who was the first person to be awarded two Nobel prizes?

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5
Which sports jersey number links Michael Jordan, Lance Franklin, Shane Warne and David Beckham?

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6
In which country was Lutheranism founded?

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7
In chess, how many pieces does each player start a game with?

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8
Who created The Vitruvian Man drawing?

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9
In the United States, is an elementary school a primary or secondary school?

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10
Who is Australia’s Home Affairs minister?

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Cindy MacDonald is The Saturday Paper’s deputy editor.

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