Quiz

Life & Style Weekend - - MIND -

1. Do Amer­i­cans cel­e­brate Thanks­giv­ing dur­ing Oc­to­ber or Novem­ber? 2. Is Tony Ab­bott or Mal­colm Turn­bull older? 3. Which Aus­tralian state cap­i­tal is clos­est to Uluru/Ay­ers Rock? 4. To com­mem­o­rate its rugby sev­ens Olympic gold medal in Rio, Fiji re­cently is­sued a ban­knote with a value of (a)$7 (b) $77 (c) $777? 5. Avery Brundage was pres­i­dent of which in­ter­na­tional sports or­gan­i­sa­tion from 1952 to 1972 (a) FIFA (b) ICC (c) IOC? 6. Con­nel­lan Air­port ser­vices which Aus­tralian tourist at­trac­tion? 7. Which vow­els are on the top row of let­ters on a stan­dard key­board? 8. Which Grif­fith anti-drugs cam­paigner mys­te­ri­ously dis­ap­peared in 1977? 9. Which English co­me­dian re­cently la­belled Don­ald Trump sup­port­ers “the stu­pid­est peo­ple” he has ever met? 10. Which sta­dium will host track and field events at next year’s Gold Coast Com­mon­wealth Games? 11. Which team lost the 2000, 2003, 2004 and 2010 NRL grand fi­nals? 12. An ap­ple with a bite taken out is the logo of which tech­nol­ogy gi­ant? 13. Which colour on the Ital­ian flag is clos­est to the flag­pole (a) green (b) red (c) white? 14. Is the Univer­sity of South­ern Queens­land based in Ip­swich or Toowoomba? 15. The US mil­i­tary re­cently used 59 Tomahawk mis­siles to bomb an air­field in which coun­try? 16. “When you’re on a hol­i­day, you can’t find the words to say all the things that come to you,” are lyrics from which song? 17. Be­gin­ning with the ear­li­est, what is the chrono­log­i­cal or­der of the Bronze Age, Iron Age and Stone Age? 18. What is the term for the killing of one’s own sis­ter? 19. The Mala­canang Palace is which coun­try’s pres­i­den­tial res­i­dence? 20. US Soc­cer re­cently de­manded which re­quire­ment from play­ers dur­ing the play­ing of the na­tional an­them? 21. The names of which three US states be­gin with two con­sec­u­tive alphabetic­al let­ters? 22. What is the term for a com­pany which has emerged from the col­lapse of an­other through in­sol­vency? 23. The Big Lob­ster is in which Aus­tralian town? 24. Which term is some­times used to re­fer to the Pa­pacy dur­ing a 60-year cor­rupt pe­riod in the tenth cen­tury? 25. What is the surf­ing term for when a surf­board is stand­ing ver­ti­cal in the wa­ter, like a grave marker, in­di­cat­ing the rider, at­tached to his legrope, is caught on some­thing un­der the surface?

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