TEST YOUR GEN­ERAL KNOWL­EDGE

Warwick Daily News - - Weekend - COM­PILED BY: ROY O’REILLY

QUES­TIONS

1. Which Aus­tralian su­per­model was born on Easter Sun­day, 1964?

2. Which in­ter­na­tional multi-sport event be­gins on the Gold Coast next week?

3. Which weapon is usu­ally de­picted on the king of di­a­monds play­ing card (a) axe (b) sword (c) spear?

4. Name the three leap years of the 1980s. 5. Does the Tor­rens River flow into Spencer Gulf or Gulf St Vin­cent?

6. The tri­an­gle mu­si­cal in­stru­ment usu­ally has the shape of which tri­an­gle?

7. Golf star Ly­dia Ko rep­re­sents which coun­try?

8. What is the three-let­ter term for a red­dish-brown horse with a black mane?

9. Who played Bobby Riggs in the 2017 movie Bat­tle of the Sexes?

10. In 1821, Amer­i­can Cap­tain John Davis re­put­edly be­came the first per­son to set foot on which con­ti­nent?

11. Which two Pa­cific is­land coun­tries beat New Zealand in the 2017 Rugby League World Cup?

12. The third most pop­u­lous coun­try is (a) Brazil (b) In­done­sia (c) United States?

13. Is ten­nis star Jo-Wil­fried Tsonga French or South African?

14. Re­mem­brance Day is com­mem­o­rated in which month?

15. Las­zlo Biro, who patented the first com­mer­cially suc­cess­ful ball­point pen, was (a) Hun­gar­ian (b) Ro­ma­nian (c) Scot­tish?

16. Yat­pool is in which Aus­tralian state/ter­ri­tory?

17. Name the gi­ant kan­ga­roo fea­tured at the open­ing cer­e­mony in the Bris­bane 1982 Com­mon­wealth Games.

18. “Prom­ise me, son not to do the thing I’ve done. Walk away from trou­ble if you can,” are lyrics from which song?

19. What is the term for a plant which lives for more than two years?

20. Name the three most pop­u­lous con­ti­nents.

21. The delta of the Orinoco River is in which South Amer­i­can coun­try?

22. In the 1990 movie Goodfel­las, which air­line was tar­geted in a heist at JFK Air­port?

23. Which song was the largest sell­ing sin­gle in Aus­tralia by an Aus­tralian in the 1960s?

24. In which 1959 Robert Bloch thriller novel were mother and son named Norma and Nor­man?

25. What is the term for the sci­en­tific method of dat­ing tree rings?

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