TEST YOUR GEN­ERAL KNOWL­EDGE

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

1. The Equa­tor is along which line of lat­i­tude (a) 0 (b) 45 (c) 90 de­grees?

2. The in­ter­na­tional nu­mer­i­cal term for nor­mal vis­ual acu­ity is 6/6 but what is the US equiv­a­lent (a) 10/10 (b) 20/20 (c) 30/30?

3. From 1981 to 2011, NASA used the Space Shut­tle for how many mis­sions (a) 35 (b) 135 (c) 235?

4. The ten­nis score 40-all is usu­ally re­ferred to by which term?

5. Sup­ple­men­tary an­gles add up to how many de­grees (a) 90 (b) 180 (c) 360?

6. Who won the 2018 Gold Lo­gie even though his show had been dumped?

7. Bo­rat Sagdiyev was a fake Kazakh jour­nal­ist played by which English co­me­dian?

8. Mon­key­bong Creek is in which Aus­tralian state/ter­ri­tory?

9. Which coun­try’s foot­ball team is known as Les Bleus?

10. “And she’s mak­ing me feel like I’ve never been born,” are lyrics from which song?

11. Which state won the 2018 State of Ori­gin se­ries 2-1?

12. Sci­en­tists Hen­rik Dam and Ed­ward Doisy re­ceived the 1943 No­bel Prize for Medicine for their pi­o­neer­ing work on which vi­ta­min (a) A (b) K (c) E?

13. Does a scaredy-cat re­fer to a per­son who is eas­ily fright­ened or very dis­hon­est?

14. What is the com­mon five-let­ter ab­bre­vi­a­tion for “ex­pa­tri­ate”?

15. Did Cate or her younger sis­ter Bronte Camp­bell win the 100m freestyle at the 2018 Com­mon­wealth Games?

16. Be­gin­ning with “s”, what is the five-let­ter term for the ta­per­ing up­per­most sec­tion of a steeple?

17. Name the mo­tel fea­tured in the 1960 Hitch­cock thriller Psy­cho.

18. Who played Fern Arable in the 2006 movie Char­lotte’s Web?

19. In 1988 and 1989, which boxer won the world heavy­weight box­ing ti­tle by de­feat­ing op­po­nents in 91 sec­onds and 93 sec­onds re­spec­tively?

20. Which as­so­ciate of English folk­lore hero Robin Hood was ex­pelled from his or­der of monks be­cause of his lack of re­spect for au­thor­ity?

21. Of coun­tries with one-word names, which has the most (13) let­ters?

22. The name of which mu­si­cal was based on a pun in the ti­tle of a paint­ing by French artist Clo­vis Trouille?

23. With their song Young­blood, which Sydney rock band re­cently be­came the first Aus­tralian band in al­most two years to have a num­ber one hit on the ARIA sin­gles chart?

24. Which noted Scot­tish-born in­ven­tor’s con­tri­bu­tion to the in­fant avi­a­tion in­dus­try in­cluded a mas­sive kite made of 3393 red silk tetra­he­drons?

25. Which Aus­tralian holds the record for the high­est and sec­ond-high­est in­ter­na­tional T20 scores?

AN­SWERS

1. (a) 0 de­grees. 2. (b) 20/20. 3. (b) 135.

4. Deuce. 5. (b) 180 de­grees. 6. Grant Denyer. 7. Sacha Baron Co­hen.

8. Queens­land. 9. France. 10. She Said She Said. 11. New South Wales. 12. (b) Vi­ta­min K.

13. Eas­ily fright­ened. 14. Ex­pat. 15. Bronte.

16. Spire. 17. Bates Mo­tel. 18. Dakota Fan­ning. 19. Mike Tyson. 20. Friar Tuck.

21. Liecht­en­stein. 22. Oh! Cal­cutta! 23. 5 Sec­onds of Sum­mer – 5SOS. 24. Alexander Graham Bell. 25. Aaron Finch. (172, 156).

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