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1. Alice B. Toklas was the partner of which modernist writer? 2. Which song by The Smashing Pumpkins begins with the line, “Time is never time at all”? 3. In 2005, the Logie Awards were hosted by Andrew O’Keefe, Rove McManus and who? 4. Which Offspring song was number one in the Triple J Hottest 100 for 1998? 5. The 1989 film The War of the Roses was directed by which of its stars? 6. What year was Clint Eastwood born? 7. Bill Gates dropped out of which US university in 1974? 8. What is the name of the son of Australian personalities Hamish Blake (pictured) and Zoe Foster-Blake? 9. Donald Winnicott is a famous what? 10. Cynthia Nixon played which character in the TV series Sex and the City? 11. In what movie does Brad Pitt’s character try peanut butter for the first time? 12. What is Thing from The Addams Family? 13. Who directed and starred in Blazing Saddles? 14. What is the only movie Humphrey Bogart won an Oscar for? 15. Name the 2014 song by Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars (pictured). 16. Who did Novak Djokovic defeat at the 2015 Australian Open men’s semi-final? 17. The next match for the Socceroos is a friendly against which country? 18. Stephanie Brantz is a sports presenter for which TV network? 19. What band included Davy Jones and Michael Nesmith? 20. Which team won the 2015 Asian Cup final? 21. Saint Valentine lived in what century? 22. Saturday was named by the ancient Romans for which planet? 23. The Welcome Stranger gold nugget was found in which Victorian town? 24. How many US states does the Mojave Desert cross? 25. Which Garbage song begins with the line, “You can look but you can’t touch”? 26. What year was Bryce Courtenay’s The Potato Factory first published? 27. True or false: writer and model Sophie Dahl (pictured) is the daughter of children’s author Roald Dahl? 28. What is the least processed type of tea: green, white or black? 29. Maureen McCormick gained fame in which classic TV show? 30. TV series Friday Night Lights focuses on which sport? 31. What was the name of the character portrayed by Andy Kaufman on the sitcom Taxi? 32. What year did the TV show Star Trek first air? 33. True or false: boxer Mike Tyson is an avid pigeon fancier? 34. Which Canberra high school did Jackie Chan once attend? 35. Rudolph Steiner is known for having invented a form of what? 36. What was Orson Welles’ actual first name? 37. In the music industry, who is known as the “Godfather of Grunge”? 38. Tom’s Restaurant in Manhattan is famous as a recurring location in which sitcom? 39. In the 2014 film Still Alice, what disease is Julianne Moore’s (pictured) character afflicted with? 40. The order of birds called strigiformes are better known as what? 41. The TARDIS, the Doctor’s time machine, is an acronym for Time and Relative what In Space? 42. What is the protagonist referred to as in H. G. Wells’s novel The Time Machine? 43. In Chinese culture, what is Jueju? 44. Which rock musician (pictured) appeared in the movies Zoolander and Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me? 45. Street artist Jean-Michel Basquiat appears in the video for which Blondie song? 46. The Buggles hit Video Killed the Radio Star was the first song played by MTV in which year? 47. Colour television was introduced in Australia in what year? 48. What colour is the outer edge of a rainbow? 49. Over the Rainbow is an Academy Awardwinning song written for which film? 50. The six sides of a poker dice are the Ace, King, Queen, Jack, ten and what?