Quiz

Life & Style Weekend - - MIND -

1. What peace sym­bol cra­dles the globe on the United Na­tions flag? 2. Is a trilby a type of dessert or hat? 3. To as­sess a sit­u­a­tion ac­cu­rately is said to hit the nail on the what? 4. Which 1990s Swiss Wim­ble­don singles cham­pion cel­e­brates her 37th birth­day today? 5. Was Bri­tish prime min­is­ter Win­ston Churchill awarded the 1953 No­bel Prize for lit­er­a­ture or peace? 6. What was the slang term for Bri­tish peo­ple who mi­grated to Aus­tralia un­der the as­sisted pas­sage scheme im­me­di­ately af­ter the Sec­ond World War? 7. The al­bums Whis­per­ing Jack and Age of Rea­son were hits for which Aus­tralian? 8. “I was bruised and bat­tered. I couldn’t tell what I felt,” are lyrics from which song? 9. Which US golf star was re­port­edly “ar­ro­gant” and un­will­ing to be breath-tested af­ter be­ing ar­rested for drink driv­ing near his Florida home ear­lier this year? 10. Name the only two air­lines to op­er­ate the Con­corde. 11. Johnathan Thurston re­port­edly “shook with rage” at the end of State of Ori­gin 3 in 2016 at what be­hav­iour by New South Wales play­ers dur­ing the tro­phy pre­sen­ta­tion? 12. The Univer­sity of the High­lands and Is­lands is in (a) Canada (b) Fiji (c) Scot­land? 13. The an­te­rior cru­ci­ate lig­a­ment is in which part of the body? 14. How many US pres­i­dents have been born in Hawaii? 15. In which sport can a spare and a strike be scored? 16. Which TV show fea­tured wid­owed fa­ther Danny Tan­ner rais­ing his three daugh­ters? 17. What is the Latin term for the cast of a play? 18. In 2006, which movie had its world premiere in the Vic­to­rian coun­try town of Poowong? 19. Which Aus­tralian test spin bowler was fined $20,000 for mak­ing “highly in­ap­pro­pri­ate” com­ments while drunk dur­ing a cricket func­tion? 20. Dy­ing in May at the age of 83 was which for­mer Pana­ma­nian dic­ta­tor? 21. In Lon­don in 1986, the Wor­ship­ful Com­pany of Bak­ers apol­o­gised for caus­ing which dis­as­ter 320 years pre­vi­ously? 22. Mam­moth Cave, the world’s long­est known cave sys­tem, is in which US state? 23. Which sur­name pseu­do­nym was used by the 19th cen­tury nov­el­ist Bronte sis­ters? 24. Last year, the brother of which Aus­tralian two-time Olympic gold medal­list phoned 000 to re­port that his sib­ling was driv­ing in­tox­i­cated and had a gun? 25. Name the na­tional bird of Ar­gentina, Bo­livia, Chile, Colom­bia, Ecuador and Peru.

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