TEST YOUR KNOWL­EDGE

The Sunday Mail (Queensland) - - PUZZLES -

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?

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