TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE
1 Is spirulina a type of algae that grows naturally in the ocean, on trees or on animals? 2 Brian Chesky, Joe Gebbia and Nate Blecharczyk founded which online service in 2008? 3 Composer Percy Grainger was born in which country? 4 Queenslander Libby Trickett won her first individual Olympic gold medal in which event? 5 Coconut Grove is a suburb of which Aussie city? 6 Jacinda Ardern is PM of which country? 7 Maria do Carmo Miranda da Cunha was better known as which noted singer and actress? 8 Brooms Head is south of Yamba. True or false? 9 Was Beethoven born before or after Mozart? 10 The Sundale tower is in which Australian city?
Neighbours. 12 Butane is a hydrocarbon. True or false? 13 Is Jeff Tweedy, Jeff Buckley or Nathan Buckley the frontman of the band Wilco? 14 “Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none” is a line from which Shakespeare play? 15 Chess champion Veselin Topalov is of what nationality? 16 What is the currency unit of Kenya? 17 Cyclone Tracy devastated Darwin in 1973. True or false? 18 The Sunshine Coast Wanderers play soccer. True or false? 19 Name the Federal Member for Herbert. 20 The Sandon River is in NSW. True or false? 21 Was film director Sergio Leone noted for romantic comedies, sci-fi or spaghetti westerns? 22 The Curtain Fig Tree is a tourist attraction in which Australian state? 23 The Tyrrhenian Sea is in the Southern Hemisphere. True or false? 24 Is Lightning Ridge noted for opals, gold or uranium? 25 Name Australia’s flagbearer (pictured) at the 2018 Winter Olympics. 26 Who was King George VI’s second daughter? 28 Name the new Apple product that was released in Australia last week. 29 Port Alma Shipping Terminal is in which Australian state? 30 Which Aussie band released the 2008 album, In Ghost Colours? 31 Mike Oldfield’s Tubular Bells was the first mega hit for which record label? 32 Who won the Best Actor Oscar for his performance in the film, The Goodbye Girl? 33 Name the Canadian comedian who quipped: “You know who really gives kids a bad name? Posh and Becks”. 34 Which Australian TV channel launched the Bush Kangaroo? 35 Name the Australian singer/songwriter who merged AFL and Shakespeare in 2015. 36 Who is the President of France? 37 What type of car rode a rocket into space last week? 38 Which team won Super Bowl LII last week? 39 Name the second man to walk on the moon. 40 Who wrote To Kill a Mockingbird? Skippy
11 Name the actor who played Paige Smith (pictured) on TV soapie
27 In Aussie sport, what does NRL stand for?