Quiz

Test your general knowledge with our weekly quiz. By Cindy MacDonald. No. 402
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1
Who broke Katie Ledecky’s women’s 400 metre freestyle world record at the Australian Swimming Championships in Adelaide last month?

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2
What does a Geiger counter measure?

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3
What foodstuff is rolled down a hill in an annual competition at Coopers Hill in England?

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4
Which novel by Robert Louis Stevenson features the protagonist David Balfour?

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5
What starting with ‘q’ is the name of the small Australian tree also known as native peach, desert peach or wild peach?

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6
In army slang, LPCs – or leather personnel carriers – are what?

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7
In English-speaking cultures, envy is often associated with what colour?

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8
Which country won the 2022 Eurovision Song Contest?

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9
Which French phrase literally means “like this, like that”?

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10
Name the new leader of the National Party? (Bonus point for naming the new deputy leader of the Liberal Party.)

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Cindy MacDonald is The Saturday Paper’s deputy editor.