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Test your general knowledge with our weekly quiz. By Cindy MacDonald. No. 375
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1
Which artist’s new single, “Easy On Me”, last month became Spotify’s most streamed song in a single day?

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2
Which Dutch navigator and his crew were the first Europeans to have confirmed contact with Māori?

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3
When cooking, to flambé means what?

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4
In relation to the COP26 climate summit, what does COP stand for?

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5
True or false: the bassoon is a brass instrument?

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6
Fashion designer Elsa Schiaparelli, who died on November 13, 1973, had a signature colour. Was it: (a) Flaming Red; (b) Vibrant Violet; or (c) Shocking Pink?

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7
What is the capital of Sudan?

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8
Which Shakespeare play features the line: “By the pricking of my thumbs  / Something wicked this way comes”?

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9
Who played the lead role in the 2003 film Under the Tuscan Sun? (Bonus point for naming the author of the book.)

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10
In cricket, the term batsman has been officially changed to what?

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Cindy MacDonald is The Saturday Paper’s deputy editor.