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Test your general knowledge with our weekly quiz. By Cindy MacDonald. No. 404
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1
What is the only gemstone formed entirely from one element?

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2
True or false: The storybook and television characters the Wombles had blue fur. (Bonus point for naming where in London their burrows were.)

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3
Name the Albanese government’s minister for Indigenous Australians.

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4
What starting with ‘f’ is the name for the soft spaces of a newborn baby’s skull?

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5
What musical instrument serves as the emblem for Guinness stout?

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6
Which actor links the characters Cliff Booth, Ben Rickert, Rusty Ryan and Tyler Durden?

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7
Which New Zealand city is furthest south: Queenstown, Christchurch, Invercargill or Dunedin?

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8
Which novel by Daniel Defoe begins, “I was born in the year 1632, in the city of York…”

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9
This month Minjee Lee became the third Australian to win the US Women’s Open after Karrie Webb and which other golfer?

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10
Is the number of Covid-19 deaths recorded in Australia so far this year closest to: (a) 1000; (b) 3000; or (c) 7000?

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Cindy MacDonald is The Saturday Paper’s deputy editor.