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Test your general knowledge with our weekly quiz. By Cindy MacDonald. No. 365
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1
The AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine is now known by what brand name in Australia?

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2
A coracle is: (a) a small boat; (b) a musical instrument; or (c) a crustacean?

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3
Which novel begins: “1801 – I have just returned from a visit to my landlord – the solitary neighbour that I shall be troubled with”?

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4
The daughter of which American rock star won a silver medal at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics? (Bonus point for naming the sport she competed in.)

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5
What same word can precede each of the following to make new words: crop, house, cast, stretch, field?

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6
What name does singer Melissa Viviane Jefferson use professionally?

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7
Who commanded the French army at the Battle of Waterloo?

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8
Aruba is an island nation in which sea?

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9
Males of which Australian mammal have poison spurs on their hind legs?

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10
Which word starting with ‘e’ refers to Holy Communion in the Catholic Church?

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Cindy MacDonald is The Saturday Paper’s deputy editor.