Quiz

Life & Style Weekend - - MIND -

1. Alyssa Azar at the age of 19, re­cently be­came the youngest Aus­tralian to climb which moun­tain? 2. Richard Bran­son is a co-founder of which in­ter­na­tional cor­po­rate gi­ant? 3. An aunt of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un was re­cently dis­cov­ered run­ning a dry-clean­ing busi­ness in (a) Moscow (b) New York (c) Perth? 4. Did Aus­tralia or the West Indies win the 2016 women’s World Twenty20 cham­pi­onship? 5. The let­ter “e” in the term “email” stands for what? 6. Name the founder after whom the city of Rome is named. 7. Rus­sell Crowe played bar­gain-base­ment stan­dover man Jack­son Healy in which re­cent movie? 8. Name the only so­lar sys­tem planet not named after a mytho­log­i­cal char­ac­ter. 9. Which Aus­tralian golfer won the 2016 “fifth ma­jor”, the Play­ers’ Cham­pi­onship? 10. Banff Na­tional Park is which coun­try’s old­est na­tional park? 11. Who re­cently be­came the first woman to an­chor TV cov­er­age of a State of Ori­gin match? 12. Was the Eif­fel Tower built in the 18th or 19th cen­tury? 13. Which for­mer speaker of the House of Rep­re­sen­ta­tives re­cently took up a job as a po­lit­i­cal com­men­ta­tor for Sky News? 14. Is the Mediter­ranean is­land of Cor­sica a French or Ital­ian pos­ses­sion? 15. Which AFL team re­cently be­came the first to lose the first six matches of a sea­son while be­ing the reign­ing mi­nor premier? 16. Mango Hill is in which Aus­tralian state/ter­ri­tory? 17. Which greasy sub­stance, ex­tracted from wool, is used in the man­u­fac­ture of some health care prod­ucts and cos­met­ics? 18. “Stolen from Africa, brought to Amer­ica,” are lyrics from which song? 19. In 1987, Ma­ree Lyn­don be­came the first fe­male jockey to ride in which ma­jor Aus­tralian horse race? 20. The Blond Am­bi­tion World Tour was which US su­per­star’s 1990 in­ter­na­tional series of 57 con­certs? 21. From 1921 to 1923, the na­tional ten­nis cham­pi­onships of which coun­try were played at the Ger­man­town Cricket Club? 22. Be­gin­ning with “t”, what is the four-let­ter term for an act which causes some­one to suf­fer harm or loss re­sult­ing in le­gal li­a­bil­ity? 23. Which star re­put­edly guided the Bib­li­cal char­ac­ters, the three wise men, to the in­fant Je­sus? 24. The 2016 BRW 200 Rich List named which prop­erty de­vel­oper as Aus­tralia’s rich­est per­son? 25. What is the name of the Catholic Church of­fi­cial tasked with ar­gu­ing against a per­son’s pro­posed canon­i­sa­tion?

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