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2 Was Wil­liam Her­schel a noted Bri­tish cy­clist, politi­cian or as­tronomer? 4 The cover art of Eminem’s Kamikaze al­bum was in­spired by which 1980s al­bum art­work? 6 Ti­ta­nia is a moon of which planet? 7 Name the Bri­tish au­thor who said: “We all have our time ma­chines, don’t we. Those that take us back are mem­o­ries. And those that carry us for­ward are dreams. 8 Crick­eter D’Arcy Short plays for which BBL team? 10 Who wrote the poem, An Es­say on Crit­i­cism? 11 Is jota a type of dance, motor scooter or in­sect? 12 Tea leaves con­tain caf­feine. True or false? 14 English golfer Justin Rose was born in what coun­try? 15 Which band recorded the 2018 al­bum, Twin Fan­tasy? 16 Name the for­mer Bron­cos skip­per who this week re­vealed his plan to box against Paul Gallen. 17 Name the US funk mu­sic great who died on Christ­mas Day in 2006. 18 Name the Aus­tralian se­na­tor who this week pro­posed a 10-cent bounty on cane toads. 20 In Aus­tralia, name the fi­nance writer known as the Bare­foot In­vestor. 21 Who di­rected the 2018 dark com­edy, Sorry to Bother You? 22 Name the cre­ator of the car­toon strip Dilbert. 23 What was the fi­nal score in the Soc­ceroos v Pales­tine game on Fri­day night? 24 Was Napoleon Bon­a­parte born in 1769, 1770 or 1773? 25 Bob Simp­son cap­tained Aus­tralia in what sport? 26 Hell Hole Gorge National Park is in which Aussie state or ter­ri­tory? 28 Aus­tralia’s ABC was launched in what year? 29 Who cre­ated the chil­dren’s book char­ac­ter Pippi Long­stock­ing? 30 Name the Aus­tralian pho­tog­ra­pher who re­put­edly sold his pho­to­graph Phan­tom for $6.5 mil­lion in 2014. 31 The US en­tered World War II in what year? 32 Most tulips sprout a sin­gle flower bud. True or false? 33 Singer-song­writer Damien Rice is Welsh. True or false? 34 Which mo­tor­cy­cle com­pany makes the 790 Duke model? 35 Was Mary Wells a fa­mous Amer­i­can singer, swim­mer or gym­nast? 36 Name the ac­tor who played Brad (pic­tured) in the 1975 film, The Rocky Hor­ror Picture Show. 37 Meri­ton Suites World Tower is in which Aus­tralian city? 38 Mo­tor­cy­cle great Mick Doohan was born in which Aus­tralian state? 39 Who was Aus­tralia’s PM in 2014? 40 Which city hosted the 1960 Olympics?

BIG HIT: Aus­tralia’sli’ Kei­thKeith Stac Stack­pole on his way to a dou­ble cen­tury in the open­ing Test in Bris­bane (main); Rod­ney Marsh takes a screamer to dis­miss John Edrich; Don Brad­man spoke of the game’s historical im­por­tance. 1 Did tennis cham­pion No­vak Djokovic last win the Aus­tralian Open in 2015, ‘16 or ‘17? 3 Hanover is a city in Ger­many. True or false? 5 Who rode Kingston Rule to win the 1990 Melbourne Cup? 9 What is the cur­rency of Switzer­land? 13 In web com­mu­ni­ca­tion terms, what does VoIP stand for? 19 Top tennis pro An­gelique Ker­ber (pic­tured) is of what na­tion­al­ity?

27 Name the English co­me­dian as­so­ci­ated with the catch­phrase “Am I both­ered?”

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