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Test your general knowledge with our weekly quiz. By Cindy MacDonald. No. 372
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1
Yerevan is the capital of which landlocked Eurasian country?

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2
If given a glockenspiel, would you eat it, drink it, recite it, or play it?

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3
Which author created the character Kay Scarpetta?

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4
Cabbage tree, parlour, date and kentia are all types of what?

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5
Who is known as the patron saint of charitable societies?

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6
Which British boxer retained his WBC heavyweight title in Las Vegas this month? (Bonus points for his nickname and for naming the fighter he defeated.)

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7
Which regional Australian city is home to the Big Merino?

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8
Who was the first African–American United States secretary of state?

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9
Are the stars on New Zealand’s flag: (a) white; (b) red, bordered in white; (c) white, bordered in red; or (d) red?

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10
Melbourne reputedly holds the record for the world’s longest cumulative Covid-19 lockdown after overtaking which city?

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Cindy MacDonald is The Saturday Paper’s deputy editor.