TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE
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?”