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1 Which pope was born Karol Wo­jtyla? 2 What is the largest coun­try on the Ibe­rian Penin­sula?

3 Name the ac­tor who as­sas­si­nated US pres­i­dent Abra­ham Lin­coln.

4 In the opera Al­bert Her­ring by Ben­jamin Brit­ten, what is Sid’s oc­cu­pa­tion?

5 The St Lawrence Se­away links North Amer­ica’s Great Lakes with which ocean? 6 Who is the 27th prime min­is­ter of Aus­tralia? 7 The song Easy To Be Hard comes from which rock mu­si­cal? 8 Shoon is an ar­chaic plu­ral of which word? 9 Who sang the theme tune to the 1974 James Bond film The Man with the Golden Gun? 10 What kind of per­son is a book­worm? 11 Charles “Pete” Con­rad was the third per­son to do what?

12 Bri­tish group The Hol­lies were named as a trib­ute to which US singer?

13 What is the penul­ti­mate syl­la­ble of the word per­am­bu­la­tor? 14 What is pterono­pho­bia? 15 What kind of per­son is “a lamb to the slaugh­ter”? 16 What does hep­tan­gu­lar mean? 17 The Pere Lachaise ceme­tery is in which Euro­pean city?

18 In which sport was Ken His­coe an Aus­tralian cham­pion?

19 Who di­rected the 1950 film Sun­set

Boule­vard?

20 From 1996-2001, who was the 22nd gov­er­nor­gen­eral of Aus­tralia?

21 “Good grief!” is the favourite ex­cla­ma­tion of which char­ac­ter in the comic strip Peanuts?

22 What is a mother-in-law’s tongue – a feel­ing of in­tense anx­i­ety, a spe­cialised lan­guage as­so­ci­ated with technology or a plant with long, erect, pointed leaves? 24 What is the “life of Ri­ley”? 25 What does cales­cent mean? 26 Who recorded the 1961 hit Hello Mary Lou? 27 What kind of food is gouda?

23 What na­tion­al­ity was com­poser Lud­wig van Beethoven? 28 Which food is eaten the most through­out the world? 29 What is the fi­nal event in the de­cathlon? 30 Who as­sas­si­nated US pres­i­den­tial can­di­date Robert Kennedy in 1968? 31 What is the eighth planet from the sun? 32 Name the Ja­panese bam­boo flute which is the only known mu­si­cal in­stru­ment to serve also as a weapon. 33 What does the Beau­fort scale in­di­cate? 34 For which bus com­pany did Ralph Kram­den (Jackie Glea­son) work in the tele­vi­sion sit­u­a­tion com­edy se­ries The Honey­moon­ers? 35 What does the ex­pres­sion “wide of the mark” mean? 36 Which sign of the zo­diac is rep­re­sented by an archer? 37 The Kiss is a work by which French sculp­tor? 38 Name the four skivvy colours of The Wig­gles. 39 Which fa­mous Dutch painter cut off the lower part of his left ear? 40 In which comic strip is Dag­wood Bum­stead re­peat­edly shown col­lid­ing with the post­man, Mr Beasley, while rush­ing out the front door? 41 In which 1955 film does John Ro­bie (Cary Grant) travel on a speed­boat called Maquis Mouse? 42 Who was named ath­lete of the 20th cen­tury by the In­ter­na­tional Olympic Com­mit­tee?

43 The South Aus­tralian fish­ing and tourist town of Arno Bay is on which penin­sula?

44 The news­pa­per Asahi Shim­bun is pub­lished in which coun­try? 45 What is the French word for green? 46 In which Aus­tralian cap­i­tal city is the sub­urb of Mar­rickville?

47 Name the branch of med­i­cal sci­ence deal­ing with the ear and its dis­eases. 48 Salt Lake City is the cap­i­tal of which US state? 49 How many books are in the New Tes­ta­ment? 50 Which horse won the 1983 Mel­bourne Cup?

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