Test your general knowledge with our weekly quiz. By Cindy MacDonald.
No. 359

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1. Triskaidekaphobia is the fear of ...?
2. Gene Simmons, Paul Stanley, Peter Criss and Ace Frehley launched which rock band in 1973?
3. Happy Valley racecourse is in which city?
4. A bully named Flashman debuted in which 1857 novel? (Bonus point for naming the school he attends.)
5. What same animal name is given to three Northern Territory rivers whose separate names begin with East, South and West?
6. What is the atomic number of oxygen?
7. What French term describes a whitework needlework method incorporating embroidery, cutwork and needle lace that became associated with England?
8. The 2020 Summer Olympics are the Games of the (which number) Olympiad?
9. In which church did Prince Charles and Lady Diana Spencer marry on July 29, 1981?
10. How old is Wimbledon champion Ash Barty?

This article was first published in the print edition of The Saturday Paper on Jul 24, 2021 as "What same animal name is given to three Northern Territory rivers whose separate names begin with East, South and West?".

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Cindy MacDonald is The Saturday Paper’s deputy editor.