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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?

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2
What number is diez in Spanish, dieci in Italian, dix in French and zehn in German?

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3
Shaun Burgoyne this month became the first Indigenous man to play 400 AFL games. Which two AFL clubs has he played for?

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4
Cape Barren Island is in what body of water?

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5
Which musical instrument’s name comes from the Hawaiian for “jumping flea”?

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6
Which Australian prime minister was born in Bordertown in 1929? (Bonus point for naming which state or territory Bordertown is in.)

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7
In relation to the American police unit, what does the acronym SWAT stand for?

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8
Name the governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia.

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9
What is 17.5 per cent of $140?

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10
Is “Smoke on the Water” a song by: (a) Pink Floyd; (b) Black Sabbath; or (c) Deep Purple?

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Cindy MacDonald is The Saturday Paper’s deputy editor.