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Test your general knowledge with our weekly quiz. By Cindy MacDonald. No. 397
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1
The acronym nimby stands for what?

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2
Who replaced Ash Barty as world No. 1 on the WTA singles rankings? (Bonus point for naming the country this player is from.)

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3
The French term mal de mer refers to what physical condition?

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4
Name the 2003 novel by Audrey Niffenegger that was adapted into a 2009 film starring Eric Bana and Rachel McAdams and now an HBO drama series.

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5
What name is shared by Elvis Presley’s manager and a member of British–Irish boy band The Wanted, who died of brain cancer in March at the age of 33?

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6
Which former cricketer’s tenure as prime minister of Pakistan ended recently following a no-confidence motion?

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7
A portrait of United States founding father Alexander Hamilton appears on which US banknote?

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8
To which species does the collective noun raft apply in the water and the collective noun waddle apply on land?

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9
What is the second-largest city in Greece and the capital of Greek Macedonia?

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10
Which perfume named for the birth date of Coco Chanel was launched in 1970?

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Cindy MacDonald is The Saturday Paper’s deputy editor.