TEST YOUR GEN­ERAL KNOWL­EDGE

Life & Style Weekend - - MAGAZINE | MIND - COM­PILED BY: ROY O’REILLY

1. Which nurs­ery rhyme char­ac­ter “kissed the girls and made them cry”?

2. Which princess mar­ried Jack Brooks­bank last year?

3. Vat­i­can City State is sur­rounded by which city?

4. Last year, which coun­try be­came the world’s largest le­gal mar­i­juana mar­ket­place (a) Canada (b) Saudi Ara­bia (c) Swe­den?

5. Aus­tralian swim­ming star sis­ters Cate and Bronte Camp­bell were born in (a) Malawi (b) Monaco (c) Mon­go­lia?

6. Laguardia Air­port is in which US city?

7. Which movie in the Goose­bumps series was re­leased last year?

8. Which noted Wash­ing­ton Post jour­nal­ist wrote the 2018 book Fear: Trump in the White House?

9. Name South Amer­ica’s most southerly na­tional cap­i­tal.

10. In a 2018 spon­sor­ship deal with the Walt Dis­ney Com­pany, the name of Dock­lands Sta­dium was changed to what?

11. In his 2018 au­to­bi­og­ra­phy, which for­mer North Queens­land Cow­boys star re­vealed that he was “break­ing into cars, and steal­ing lawn­mow­ers and whip­per-snip­pers at the age of 13”?

12. Which Bel­gian city is the de facto cap­i­tal of the Eu­ro­pean Union?

13. Re­leased last year was which new Aus­tralian ban­knote fea­tur­ing a mo­tif that changes colour with move­ment?

14. Who is the Supreme Gov­er­nor of the Church of Eng­land?

15. Last year, which for­mer British for­eign sec­re­tary signed up to de­liver af­ter-din­ner speeches for $55,000 to fund his di­vorce?

16. Last year, which state par­lia­ment le­galised abor­tion up to the 22nd week of ges­ta­tion?

17. Sa­mu­rai Beach is in which Aus­tralian state/ter­ri­tory?

18. Dy­ing last year at the age of 78 was which ex-builder, noted for found­ing the Clean Up Aus­tralia cam­paign?

19. Which in­de­pen­dent can­di­date won the 2018 Went­worth by-elec­tion?

20. Which horse won the 2018 Caulfield Cup? 21. Which 1889 paint­ing by Aus­tralian artist Fred­er­ick Mccub­bin de­picts a swag­man sit­ting by a camp­fire and brood­ing over his mis­for­tune?

22. Who was the nar­ra­tor of the 2007 doc­u­men­tary Bra Boys: Blood is Thicker than Wa­ter?

23. Who won the 2018 John Eales Medal?

AN­SWERS

1. Ge­orgie Porgie. 2. Princess Eu­ge­nie. 3. Rome. 4. (a) Canada. 5. (a) Malawi. 6. New York. 7. Goose­bumps 2: Haunted Hal­loween. 8. Bob Wood­ward. 9. Mon­te­v­ideo (Uruguay). 10. Marvel Sta­dium. 11. Johnathan Thurston. 12. Brus­sels. 13. $50. 14. Queen Eliz­a­beth II. 15. Boris John­son. 16. Queens­land. 17. New South Wales. 18. Ian Kier­nan. 19. Ker­ryn Phelps. 20. Best So­lu­tion. 21. Down on His Luck. 22. Rus­sell Crowe. 23. David Po­cock.

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