QUICK QUIZ

The Sunday Times - - FAMILY -

1 What is the clos­est planet to the sun in our so­lar sys­tem?

2 Was the flush toi­let in­vented in (a) 1592 (b) 1692 or (c) 1792?

3 The red and green kan­ga­roo paw is the flo­ral em­blem of which Aus­tralian state? 4 What sea­son is it in De­cem­ber in the north­ern hemi­sphere?

5 In­clud­ing Ru­dolph, how many rein­deer pull Santa’s sleigh?

6 True or false: Aus­tralia has a larger pop­u­la­tion of sheep than peo­ple?

7 Tom Hanks (pic­tured) voices which char­ac­ter in Pixar’s Toy Story films?

8 In Aus­tralia, the cur­rency is the Aus­tralian dol­lar; what cur­rency is used in Ja­pan? 9 Who wrote the Artemis Fowl se­ries of books? 10 What in­ter­na­tional ten­nis tour­na­ment takes place in Mel­bourne ev­ery Jan­uary?

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