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1. Which con­ti­nent has the low­est high­est moun­tain? 2. Does a hy­grom­e­ter mea­sure blood pres­sure or rel­a­tive hu­mid­ity? 3. Which US pres­i­dent had a tape record­ing sys­tem in­stalled in the White House in 1971? 4. Is Cyprus or Si­cily the largest Mediter­ranean is­land by area? 5. Name the only grand slam ten­nis tour­na­ment in which a tie-breaker is used in third set (women) and fifth set (men) sin­gles matches. 6. Which Banjo Pa­ter­son char­ac­ter “caught the cy­cling craze”? 7. Bo­livia is in which Aus­tralian state/ter­ri­tory? 8. Name the cryp­toworm which was re­ported to have at­tacked more than 230,000 com­put­ers in more than 150 coun­tries re­cently and de­manded a ran­som payable in bit­coin. 9. Who wrote and had a 1971 hit with Vin­cent (Starry Starry Night)? 10. Who is the only man to have won Aus­tralian PGA golf tour­na­ments across five decades? 11. In 2006, which for­mer Bron­cos code-hop­per did the Aus­tralian Rugby Union sus­pend for two years af­ter he tested pos­i­tive to co­caine? 12. Which city is re­garded as Is­lam’s holi­est? 13. Is the euro or the pound the cur­rency of Gi­bral­tar? 14. With al­most 10,000 patents or patent ap­pli­ca­tions reg­is­tered, Kia Sil­ver­brook, re­put­edly the world’s most pro­lific in­ven­tor, is (a) Aus­tralian (b) Cana­dian (c) Is­raeli? 15. The Tor­rens River flows through which state cap­i­tal? 16. Who re­cently found out on tele­vi­sion that he had been sacked as FBI chief? 17. Who was the first fe­male re­porter on the Aus­tralian 60 Min­utes? 18. “But to give to you and to give to me, love for­ever true,” are lyrics from which song? 19. In which re­cent movie did Goldie Hawn and Amy Schumer play a mother and daugh­ter who are kid­napped and held to ran­som? 20. Which Aus­tralian was re­cently ranked the world num­ber one jockey? 21. Who starred as the Bride (co­de­name Black Mamba) in the 2003 movie Kill Bill? 22. What was the maiden name of Pres­i­dent Don­ald Trump’s first wife? 23. What was un­usual about the track for the re­cent in­ter­na­tional ath­let­ics meet at the Manch­ester City Games? 24. Who was de­picted three times on the cover of the 1967 Bea­tles al­bum Sgt. Pep­per’s Lonely Hearts Club Band? 25. In 1965, which lead­ing US poet was de­ported from Cuba for re­fer­ring to Che Gue­vara as “cute”?

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