1. What was Alexander Graham Bell’s suggested greeting for answering the telephone (a) Ahoy! (b) What? (c) Talk? 2. Is the fastnet race an event in cycling or yachting? 3. What does “o” stand for in the expression “standing o”? 4. The Sun’s volume is about how many times the Earth’s (a) one thousand (b) one million (c) one billion? 5. Last year, President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines imposed a nationwide ban on (a) the internet (b) nightclubs (c) smoking? 6. Which of Santa’s reindeer has a name containing the letter “z”? 7. How many points are awarded for a successful free throw in basketball? 8. In which country is the Autostrada the roads forming the national system of motorways? 9. “Hey True Blue, don’t say you’ve gone. Say you’ve knocked off for a smoko,” are lyrics from which song? 10. Which two Scrabble letters are worth 10 points? 11. Name the most recent NRL minor premier to win the grand final. 12. Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey sent the first tweet in (a) 1986 (b) 1996 (c) 2006? 13. Richie McCaw captained the New Zealand team in which sport? 14. Is 27 a prime number? 15. The first Miss World pageant was staged in (a) 1951 (b) 1971 (c) 1991? 16. Bangalow is in which Australian state/territory? 17. Which Australian won the women’s marathon silver medal in the Seoul 1988 Olympics? 18. Which US pop star was shot dead by his father in 1984? 19. In which 2016 movie did two West Texas brothers carry out a series of bank robberies to save their family farm? 20. Which Happy Days star directed the 2001 movie A Beautiful Mind? 21. The “Hopetoun Blunder” refers to the failed attempt by the governor-general to appoint which New South Wales premier as Australia’s first prime minister? 22. The church nicknamed St John the Unfinished is in which city? 23. Australian landscape painter Arthur Streeton was a leading member of which art movement of the late 19th century, also known as Australian Impressionism? 24. In 2015, which US superstar was banned from BBC Radio 1 for being “irrelevant and old”? 25. What is the 13-letter Latin phrase on the obverse of the Great Seal of the United States?