1. The Ancient Greeks played a game that used curved sticks and a ball and resembled which modern-day Olympic team sport?
2. Where does 90 percent of Earth’s volcanic activity occur?
3. Which European country is offering an “e-residency program” letting you register a business and open a bank account without having to set foot on its soil?
4. Of the hundreds of paintings Vincent van Gogh created, how many are formally recorded as having been sold during his lifetime?
5. In which country did scientists recently unearth the remains of a giant Arctic camel?
6. In 1995, a Dutchman named Fred Rompelberg reached 268.83 kilometres per hour on what vehicle? 7. What red-hot food phenomenon is measured by the Scoville scale?
8. What piano-playing star changed his middle name to Hercules?
9. What Swedish actor-director turned down a Fulbright scholarship at MIT in order to pursue acting?
10. What French author wrote, “Believe those who are seeking the truth. Doubt those who find it”?
11. Which country has the world’s northernmost surfing school?
12. What is the thinnest material ever invented—only one atom thick yet
stronger than steel?
13. What kind of bulbs caused a 17thcentury market crash in the Netherlands?
14. Ratatoskr, a chattering, gossiping scamp in Nordic mythology, is what kind of animal?
15. Which herb is yummy to most people but tastes like soap to those with a certain genetic variation?