Quiz

Central and North Burnett Times - - JUNIOR SPORT - Quiz com­piled by Roy O’Reilly.

1. Did Hil­lary Clin­ton or Don­ald Trump re­ceive more na­tion­wide pop­u­lar votes at last year’s US pres­i­den­tial elec­tion?

2. TV pi­o­neer John Lo­gie Baird was born in (a) Aus­tralia (b) Scot­land (c) USA?

3. The Rich­mond Bridge, opened in 1825 and Aus­tralia’s old­est bridge still in use, is in (a) Queens­land (b) Tas­ma­nia (c) Western Aus­tralia?

4. “Ba­con and eggs” is rhyming slang for which body parts?

5. The 150th Mel­bourne Cup was run in (a) 1970 (b) 1990 (c) 2010?

6. “Go ahead, make my day,” said In­spec­tor Harry Callahan in which 1983 movie?

7. Bat­tery Point is in which Aus­tralian state/ter­ri­tory?

8. What is the 12-let­ter Ger­man word mean­ing a “look-alike”?

9. Which is the clos­est planet to the sun with a moon?

10. Last year, which Aus­tralian be­came the first to win his first 10 Tests as Eng­land rugby coach?

11. Which Mel­bourne Storm player won the 2016 Golden Boot for world’s best rugby league player?

12. KLM is which coun­try’s na­tional air­line?

13. Hanoi is on which river (a) Blue (b) Red (c) Yel­low?

14. Tinky Winky and Dipsy are char­ac­ters in which chil­dren’s TV show?

15. Did the Bat­tle of Guadal­canal take place in the First World War or the Second World War?

16. Stephanie del Valle, Miss World 2016 is from which US ter­ri­tory?

17. Name the 562m-high vol­canic stack 20km off the coast of Lord Howe Is­land?

18. Be­gin­ning with “a”, what is the term for the type of rice fre­quently used in a risotto recipe?

19. What is the term for the sup­ports about which a lever piv­ots?

20. Last year, which Chan­nel 9 cricket com­men­ta­tor was taken out of the MCG broad­cast box on a stretcher twice in three days?

21. Which na­tional cap­i­tal is ab­bre­vi­ated as CDMX?

22. Which hy­phen­ated word, re­fer­ring to cir­cum­stances in which facts are less in­flu­en­tial in shap­ing public opin­ion than ap­peals to emo­tion, was the Ox­ford Dic­tio­nar­ies 2016 word of the year?

23. In 1856, which dancer horse-whipped the edi­tor of the Bal­larat Times af­ter an un­favourable re­view?

24. Which punc­tu­a­tion mark has the same name as a hu­man body part?

25. What is the term for a house’s railed plat­form which re­put­edly came from the wives of mariners who would watch for their hus­band’s re­turn?

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