1 Which US author’s real name was Samuel Langhorne Clemens? 2 Which river flows through the NSW city of Newcastle? 3 Before it joined the Eurozone, what was the currency of Greece? 4 Which planet is named after the ancient messenger of the gods? 5 At the 1993 Academy Awards Richard Gere (pictured) made a speech that saw him banned for life from both the awards show and which country? 6 Which mineral is the main source of aluminium – cuprite, bauxite or corundum? 7 What name is given to text symbols indicating swearing – a stogal, a tizwan or a grawlix? 8 Which actor co-starred with and directed Nicole Kidman (pictured) and Russell Crowe in drama Boy Erased? 9 Blanche Dubois is a central character in which famous play? 10 Which mountain range forms a border between France and Spain?