TRIVIA

How good is your knowl­edge? Try th­ese and see if you can get a full score.

QT Magazine - - CONTENTS -

Trivia 1: Mu­sic

1. What is the big­gest sell­ing al­bum of all time?

2. Who re­leased the al­bum The Fi­nal Cut in 1983?

3. What year did Elvis Presley pass away?

4. Shake It Off and Blank Space are from which Tay­lor Swift al­bum?

5. What is Sting’s real name?

6. Which mu­sic le­gend is god­fa­ther to two of David and Vic­to­ria Beck­ham’s chil­dren, along with John and Yoko’s son Sean Lennon?

7. Living in Amer­ica by James Brown ap­peared in what 1980’s movie?

8. Which Aus­tralian band re­leased its tenth al­bum ti­tled El­e­gantly Wasted?

9. Who sang I Should’ve Known Bet­ter in 1984 which topped the charts all over the world?

10. So­phie Monk first be­came known as a mem­ber of Bar­dot in 2000. What was their de­but sin­gle called that spent two weeks at num­ber one?

Trivia 2: Bri­tish com­edy shows

1. Who were The Two Ron­nies?

2. Gra­ham Norton ap­peared as a priest in what 1990s show?

3. Who played Vyvyan in The Young Ones and who is his equally fa­mous wife?

4. What was the name of the depart­ment store in Are You Be­ing Served?

5. Name the two writ­ers/stars of Lit­tle Bri­tain.

6. Who played Hy­achinth Bucket ("its boo-kay") in 44 episodes of Keep­ing Up Ap­pear­ances?

7. What is the name of Mrs Brown’s daugh­ter who in real life is Bren­dan O’Car­roll’s wife?

8. What was the name of the aw­ful boss in The Of­fice played by Ricky Ger­vais?

9. What year did ITV can­cel The Benny Hill Show af­ter a 36-year run?

10. Which two writ­ers cre­ated and wrote the likes of Han­cock’s Half Hour and Step­toe and Son?

Trivia 3: Gen­eral knowl­edge

1. What is the chem­i­cal sym­bol for gold?

2. What year did Prime Min­is­ter Harold Holt go miss­ing at Che­viot Beach in Vic­to­ria?

3. Who holds the record for most ap­pear­ances in a Soc­ceroo jersey?

4. What is the cap­i­tal city of Venezuela?

5. Who suc­ceeded Wally Lewis as cap­tain of the Bris­bane Bron­cos?

6. Who plays the char­ac­ter Cleaver Greene in the ABC TV show Rake?

7. How many square me­tres are in a hectare?

8. Who stars in and di­rected this year’s re­make of Mur­der on The Ori­ent Ex­press?

9. In 2004 Lord of the Rings: Re­turn of the King was nom­i­nated for 11 Academy Awards. How many did it ac­tu­ally win?

10. In what year did Black Satur­day take place in Vic­to­ria, where 173 peo­ple trag­i­cally died?

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