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?
2. A coracle is: (a) a small boat; (b) a musical instrument; or (c) a crustacean?
3. Which novel begins: “1801 – I have just returned from a visit to my landlord – the solitary neighbour that I shall be troubled with”?
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.)
5. What same word can precede each of the following to make new words: crop, house, cast, stretch, field?
6. What name does singer Melissa Viviane Jefferson use professionally?
7. Who commanded the French army at the Battle of Waterloo?
8. Aruba is an island nation in which sea?
9. Males of which Australian mammal have poison spurs on their hind legs?
10. Which word starting with ‘e’ refers to Holy Communion in the Catholic Church?

This article was first published in the print edition of The Saturday Paper on Sep 4, 2021 as "Aruba is an island nation in which sea?".

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Cindy MacDonald is The Saturday Paper’s deputy editor.