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Fraser Coast Chronicle - - SUPERQUIZ -

1 POINT

1 What is the given name of the for­mer politi­cian and Rus­sian Pres­i­dent Yeltsin? 2 What colour is the pre­cious gem­stone Emer­ald?

3 What sweet food is made by bees us­ing nec­tar from flow­ers?

4 In which Aus­tralian state or ter­ri­tory is the “Big Pineap­ple” tourist at­trac­tion lo­cated?

5 What is a baby cat called? 6 How many days are there in June?

7 True or false? Scar­let is a bright red color.

8 Bon Scott (pic­tured) was the lead singer of which Aus­tralian hard rock band from 1974 un­til his death in 1980?

9 In which coun­try is the vol­cano Mauna Kea lo­cated?

10 What is the nick­name of Cor­po­ral Wal­ter O’Reilly, played by Gary Burghoff, in the 1970s-80s tele­vi­sion se­ries M*A*S*H?

2 POINTS

11 Which nurse of the Vic­to­rian era came to promi­nence dur­ing the Crimean War for her care of wounded sol­diers?

12 What is the name of the toy cow­boy in the an­i­mated 1995 film Toy Story?

13 In which city and coun­try was singer Jimmy Barnes (pic­tured) born in 1956? 14 What is the top colour in a rain­bow?

15 Which char­ac­ter was cre­ated by Gep­petto the wood­carver?

16 What is the name of the lion in the C.S. Lewis 1950 pub­lished novel The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe? 17 Kevin Roberts be­came the Chief Ex­ec­u­tive Of­fi­cer of which or­gan­i­sa­tion late last year?

18 What is re­garded as the bird em­blem of New South Wales?

19 What is the name of the guild of as­sas­sins based in the Free City of Braavos in the tele­vi­sion se­ries Game of Thrones? 20 What is the name of Harry Pot­ter’s pet owl?

3 POINTS

21 Which na­tion did Walde­mar Cier­pin­ski rep­re­sent when he won back-to-back Olympic Games gold medal marathons in 1976 and 1980?

22 Which Aus­tralian has won the “golden boot” award in the US Women’s Soc­cer League for the past two years?

23 Which two coun­tries are land­locked be­tween In­dia and China?

24 Sa­muel Langhorne

Cle­mens is bet­ter known by what pen name?

25 For which VFL/AFL team did horse trainer Robert Hick­mott play with?

26 Which crick­eter has reg­is­tered the high­est in­di­vid­ual Test score by an Aus­tralian, with 380 runs? 27 Who is the old­est US as­tro­naut to walk on the moon’s sur­face at the age of 47 years and 80 days? 28 Which crea­ture has the largest leg span of any arthro­pod in the world? 29 What is the birth given name of cham­pion Aus­tralian jockey “Hughie” Bow­man (pic­tured)?

30 What is the name of Cap­tain Scott’s ship on his first voy­age to Antarc­tica in 1901?

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