How smart are you? Chal­lenge your­self, your fam­ily or work­mates with the Mon­day Su­perquiz

The Observer - - SUPER QUIZ -


1 Which long-necked, long-billed bird is as­so­ci­ated with the de­liv­ery of ba­bies?

2 Michael Jor­don be­came fa­mous for play­ing which sport?

3 What coloured striped cloth­ing do the char­ac­ters B1 and B2 wear in the tele­vi­sion se­ries Ba­nanas in Py­ja­mas?

4 What does a cater­pil­lar de­velop into once fully grown?

5 Which ac­tor mar­ried ac­tress El­iz­a­beth Tay­lor (pic­tured) twice?

6 The food com­pany Heinz is fa­mously noted for hav­ing how many dif­fer­ent va­ri­eties?

7 What is the com­plete name of the Aus­tralian boy band 5SOS?

8 Which busi­ness is the maker of the iPhone?

9 What colour is the field of the Chi­nese flag?

10 Who painted the ceil­ing of the Sis­tine Chapel?


11 In which coun­try was former pro­fes­sional ten­nis player Anna Kournikova (pic­tured) born?

12 The fa­mous com­poser Lud­wig van Beethoven died in which coun­try?

13 In which sea crea­ture are nat­u­ral pearls found?

14 Who por­trays the char­ac­ter of Ethan Hunt in the Mis­sion Im­pos­si­ble films?

15 The sovereign city state of Monaco has land bor­ders with which coun­tries?

16 In which decade did the com­pact disc first ap­pear on the mar­ket?

17 From which coun­try did Rwanda gain its in­de­pen­dence in 1962?

18 How many Caulfield Cups has jockey Sco­bie Breasley won?

19 Who in­tro­duced the three laws of mo­tion?

20 In what decade did the sci­ence fic­tion tele­vi­sion show The Twi­light Zone de­but?


21 Which an­i­mated an­i­mal pro­motes the break­fast ce­real Frosties and is also pic­tured on the box?

22 Who is the au­thor of the se­ries of Noddy books?

23 What po­si­tion does Sarah Huck­abee San­ders (pic­tured) hold in the Don­ald Trump govern­ment?

24 Which sea has a shore­line with the east coast of Italy?

25 Which char­ac­ter does Robert Pat­tin­son por­tray in the 2005 film Harry Pot­ter and the Goblet of Fire?

26 Which char­ac­ter plays the piano in the comic strip Peanuts?

27 Who suc­ceeded Joseph Lyons as Aus­tralia’s prime min­is­ter in 1939, al­beit for only 19 days?

28 What is the cap­i­tal of the US state Ten­nessee?

29 Who at the age of 36 years and 201 days was the youngest US as­tro­naut to walk on the moon’s sur­face?

30 Hal­i­to­sis is the med­i­cal term for what con­di­tion?

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