Test your general knowledge with our weekly quiz. By Cindy MacDonald.
No. 368

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1. Dog Trumpet is the band of Peter O’Doherty and his musician and artist brother, Chris, who is also known by what name?
2. Who was emperor of Japan during World War II?
3. The Spanish expression lo siento roughly translates to what in English?
4. What was the name of the hurricane that last month battered the US state of Louisiana, and became the second-most damaging and intense hurricane to strike the state, behind 2005’s Hurricane Katrina?
5. Lutruwita is the Indigenous name for which Australian state?
6. The medical tome once titled Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical was written by whom?
7. Which anatomically named American costume designer won a total of eight Academy Awards?
8. True or false: Cucumbers and melons belong to the same plant family?
9. Which notorious gangster was known as Scarface?
10. Which teenager won the 2021 US Open women’s singles title? (Bonus points for naming her age and nationality.)

This article was first published in the print edition of The Saturday Paper on Sep 25, 2021 as "True or false: Cucumbers and melons belong to the same plant family?".

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Cindy MacDonald is The Saturday Paper’s deputy editor.