The Quiz

The Saturday Paper - - Contents | The Week - Com­piled by Cindy MacDon­ald

1. What is the first name of the char­ac­ter played by Courteney Cox in the TV series Friends?

2. Name the win­ner of last year’s Mel­bourne Cup.

3. Which for­mer Lib­eral Party leader held the seat of Went­worth from 1987–1995?

4. What is the name for a Ja­panese poem with 17 syl­la­bles and three verses?

5. Name the win­ning au­thor of the 2018 Booker Prize? (Bonus point for nam­ing the win­ning book.)

6. Lil’ Kim, Mýa and which two other singers per­formed “Lady Mar­malade” on the Moulin Rouge! sound­track?

7. How many sides does a hep­tagon have?

8. In which year was the first IVF baby born: (a) 1975; (b) 1978; or (c) 1980?

9. Where in the body are red blood cells made?

10. What is the sur­name of the ac­tor with the given names Charles Spencer, born in Eng­land in 1889?

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