Test your general knowledge with our weekly quiz. By Cindy MacDonald.
No. 358

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1. Which carnivorous animal has the scientific name Ursus maritimus?
2. What number is diez in Spanish, dieci in Italian, dix in French and zehn in German?
3. Shaun Burgoyne this month became the first Indigenous man to play 400 AFL games. Which two AFL clubs has he played for?
4. Cape Barren Island is in what body of water?
5. Which musical instrument’s name comes from the Hawaiian for “jumping flea”?
6. Which Australian prime minister was born in Bordertown in 1929? (Bonus point for naming which state or territory Bordertown is in.)
7. In relation to the American police unit, what does the acronym SWAT stand for?
8. Name the governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia.
9. What is 17.5 per cent of $140?
10. Is “Smoke on the Water” a song by: (a) Pink Floyd; (b) Black Sabbath; or (c) Deep Purple?

This article was first published in the print edition of The Saturday Paper on Jul 17, 2021 as "In relation to the American police unit, what does the acronym SWAT stand for?".

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Cindy MacDonald is The Saturday Paper’s deputy editor.