THE QUIZ

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1. Which coun­try con­tains the fur­thest point from an ocean within South Amer­ica?

2. In 2018, which band had a hit with the song, Young­blood?

3. An­drés Se­govia is best re­mem­bered for play­ing which in­stru­ment?

4. Which au­thor cre­ated a fic­ti­tious alien crea­ture called a Ba­bel fish?

5. An Es­say on the Shak­ing Palsy was the first de­tailed de­scrip­tion of which dis­ease?

6. Which six coun­tries share a bor­der with South Africa?

7. Richard Starkey is bet­ter known by what name?

8. Who was the first Queens­lan­der to be in­ducted into the Aus­tralian Rugby League Hall of Fame?

9. What is the main veg­etable in tra­di­tional French aligot?

10. Which car man­u­fac­turer makes the Ac­cent?

11. Who co-starred with Mel Gib­son in the 2000 movie, What Women Want?

12. Dres­den is one of the most pop­u­lated cities in which Euro­pean coun­try?

13. Which Sum­mer Olympics were the last to fea­ture art com­pe­ti­tions?

14. Twit­ter­ing Ma­chine is one of the best­known works by which 19th/20th cen­tury artist?

15. What is the two-num­ber coun­try calling code for New Zealand?

16. As at 2018, which band has won the most Aria awards?

17.Which four coun­tries share a land bor­der with Latvia?

18. In the hu­man body, which gland pro­duces mela­tonin?

19. True or false? James Cal­laghan was Prime Min­is­ter of the UK from 1976 to 1979. 20. Who wrote the 2012 au­to­bi­og­ra­phy, Wag­ing Heavy Peace: A Hippie Dream?

21. What type of bells are men­tioned in the nurs­ery rhyme, Mary, Mary, Quite Con­trary?

22. The first of­fi­cial mod­ern bungee jumps were made in Eng­land dur­ing which decade of the 20th cen­tury?

23. The Gam­bia River flows through which three African coun­tries?

24. Which 2010s TV series is based on a 1985 novel of the same name by Mar­garet At­wood?

25. What is the first name of Prince Andrew’s youngest daugh­ter?

26. In 1995, who had a hit with the song, Give Me One Rea­son?

27. Hartford is the cap­i­tal city of which US state?

28. What is the max­i­mum num­ber of play­ers al­lowed in the board game, Shad­ows Over Camelot?

29. Who starred as Alan Garner in The Hang­over movie series?

30. True or false? In 2018, Kevin Sheedy, pic­tured, was el­e­vated to ‘leg­end sta­tus’ in the Aus­tralian Foot­ball Hall of Fame.

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