1 What was the CCCP? 2 American Danica Patrick is one of the few women competing in what sport? 3 After 62 years, the Village Voice newspaper last month published its final issue. What did the name refer to? 4 What Happened is the title of whose just-released book? 5 The legend of Philippides (or Pheidippides) inspired what sporting event? 6 Papua and West Papua are provinces of which country? 7 What are: A/Michigan/45/2015; A/Hong Kong/4801/2014; and B/Brisbane/60/2008? 8 About 20km apart, which two Marlborough towns are named after former prime ministers? 9 Who is the patron of the Invictus Games, for wounded servicemen and women? 10 She was Scary Spice; now she’s Mel B – what does the B stand for?
1 The Soviet Union, or USSR, as abbreviated in Russian 2 Motor racing 3 Greenwich Village, New York 4 Hillary Rodham Clinton 5 The marathon 6 Indonesia 7 Strains of influenza 8 Seddon and Ward 9 Prince Harry 10 Brown. Quiz is on page 3.