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Test your general knowledge with our weekly quiz. By Cindy MacDonald. No. 362
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1
Name the author of the feminist work Backlash and the memoir In the Darkroom?

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2
Using sleight of hand for conjuring magic tricks is also known by what 16-letter word?

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3
Duroc, Berkshire and Wessex saddleback are all breeds of which animal?

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4
What is the first name of the Portuguese explorer Magellan (1480-1521)?

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5
The hardness of a mineral is determined by what scale? (Bonus point for naming the softest mineral on Earth according to this scale.)

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6
Who captained the Australian T20 cricket side for their five-game series in Bangladesh this month?

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7
Was Moonlight Sonata composed by: (a) Mozart; (b) Chopin; (c) Beethoven; or (d) Brahms?

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8
The Australian company Afterpay is subject to a takeover offer by which US payments giant?

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9
A Tokyo 2020 athlete from which country refused an order to return to her homeland after she criticised her Olympic team’s officials?

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10
Scrumpy is what type of alcoholic beverage?

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Cindy MacDonald is The Saturday Paper’s deputy editor.