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Test your general knowledge with our weekly quiz. By Cindy MacDonald. No. 399
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1
What is the nationality of the chef character in The Muppet Show?

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2
What starting with ‘l’ is the name for an operatic text?

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3
An oast house is designed for drying what as part of the brewing process?

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4
Long Walk to Freedom is a 1994 autobiography of which activist and political leader?

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5
Where in the human body would you find the talus bone: (a) ankle; (b) hand; or (c) neck?

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6
In German it’s Kirche, in Scots kirk. What is it in English?

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7
Who stepped down last month as head of the Australian Olympic Committee?

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8
Which radioactive element has the chemical symbol Po? (Bonus point for naming in which country the Po is the longest river.)

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9
Which two actors play the leading roles in the 2007 film The Bucket List?

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10
Name the former SAS soldier who is suing The Age, The Sydney Morning Herald and The Canberra Times for defamation over articles that he says portray him as a war criminal.

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Cindy MacDonald is The Saturday Paper’s deputy editor.