Quiz

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1. The price of the first Ap­ple com­puter was (a) $US333.33 (b) $US 666.66 (c) $US 999.99?

2. Cricket Aus­tralia re­cently an­nounced that the na­tional women’s team would no longer be of­fi­cially known by which name?

3. In­ter­na­tional Youth Year oc­curred in (a) 1975 (b) 1985 (c) 1995?

4. The orig­i­nal pur­pose of the Lean­ing Tower of Pisa was (a) bell tower (b) ob­ser­va­tory (c) shop­ping com­plex?

5. Last year, the prime min­is­ter of which Pa­cific coun­try aban­doned plans to delete the Union Jack from his coun­try’s flag (a) Fiji (b) Samoa (c) Tonga? 6. Name the lat­est movie in the Wimpy Kid se­ries. 7. What is the term for the rac­ing bet in which first and sec­ond are se­lected in the cor­rect or­der?

8. The name of which South Amer­i­can cap­i­tal means “river of Jan­uary”?

9. “Han­gin’ around; nothin’ to do but frown; Rainy days and Mon­days al­ways get me down,” are lyrics from which song?

10. Be­gin­ning with “H”, what is the clas­si­cal Latin name for the is­land of Ire­land?

11. Which for­mer Cow­boys and Sharks player was given a 12-month in­ten­sive cor­rec­tion or­der for as­sault­ing a 73-year-old man?

12. Which Vat­i­can-based Aus­tralian car­di­nal was re­cently charged with his­toric sex­ual as­sault of­fences by Vic­to­ria Po­lice?

13. What is the col­lo­quial term for drink­ing from a shoe, usu­ally as a form of cel­e­brat­ing a sport­ing vic­tory?

14. A re­cent poll of 20,000 read­ers of Em­pire mag­a­zine listed which movie as the great­est of all time (a) Find­ing Nemo (b) The God­fa­ther (c) Gone With the Wind?

15. Char­ac­ters in which TV show fre­quented the Cen­tral Perk cof­fee shop?

16. Dy­ing re­cently at the age of 88 was which ac­tor noted for play­ing Bat­man in a 1960s TV se­ries?

17. Which coun­try’s team re­fused to join in a minute’s si­lence for vic­tims of the Lon­don ter­ror at­tacks be­fore a re­cent world cup qual­i­fier against the Soc­ceroos in Ade­laide?

18. The name of which is­land in south­ern South Amer­ica means “Land of Fire”?

19. Who played Nick Mor­ton, an ex-soldier turned relic hunter in the re­cent movie The Mummy?

20. Which Man­hat­tan com­mer­cial in­ter­sec­tion is some­times re­ferred to as “the cen­tre of the uni­verse”?

21. Which in­ter­na­tional bloc won the 2012 No­bel Peace Prize?

22. Who did Glo­ria Steinem’s fem­i­nist mag­a­zine Ms nom­i­nate for US pres­i­dent on the cover of its first edi­tion in 1972?

23. What is the term for a wind that flows down­hill? 24. All of which coun­try is a World Her­itage Site? 25. Which US pres­i­dent took the oath of of­fice twice, twice?

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