Test your general knowledge with our weekly quiz. By Cindy MacDonald.
No. 369

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1. Schapelle Corby was arrested in Bali on October 8 of what year: (a) 2000; (b) 2002; or (c) 2004?
2. What is the acronym name for the Indo–Pacific security pact struck last month between Australia, Britain and the United States?
3. What six-letter word beginning with ‘r’ can refer to any bird of prey?
4. The Cormoran Strike detective novels are written by which multimillion-dollar author? (Bonus point for naming the pseudonym used.)
5. Which British royal shares their name with a type of sponge cake?
6. Name South Australia’s longest river.
7. Grace is the only studio album of which American singer-songwriter and son of a musician who died age 28 in 1975?
8. Name the winners of this year’s Brownlow Medal and Dally M Medal.
9. True or false: Namibia is a landlocked country?
10. In what century was the first smallpox vaccine developed?

This article was first published in the print edition of The Saturday Paper on Oct 2, 2021 as "True or false: Namibia is a landlocked country?".

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Cindy MacDonald is The Saturday Paper’s deputy editor.