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?