1. On which continent would you find the country of Ecuador?
2. Name the venue, situated in southwest London, of the world’s most famous tennis tournament.
3. He’s a stand-up comedian who fathered a child with Spice Girl
Mel B. He starred in the films
“48 Hrs”, “Trading Places” and “Beverley Hills Cop”. Who is he?
4. Which film features Bill Murray as a weatherman who wakes up every morning and it’s the same day?
5. What name links a 1933 movie about a creature from Skull Island — Hitler’s favourite film — to the tile of an acclaimed 1959 South African jazz musical?
6. Which object would you find on the Uruguayan, Argentinian and Malawian flags? A) Tree, B) Moon, C) Sun, D) Eagle
7. In which board game might you win second prize in a beauty contest?
8. Cape Town’s roads Buitengracht, Heerengracht and Keizengracht all contain “gracht”. What does the Dutch word “gracht” mean? A) Canal, B) Enjoy, C) Greek, D) Parade
9. Which musician has had hits with “… Baby One More Time” and “Oops! I did it again”?
10. Which band links the following members: Tito, Jackie, Jermaine, Michael and Marlon?
11. Osteo, rheumatoid and infectious are three types of which medical condition?
12. Which snack is also an internet term for a small piece of data stored by the web browser that can assist a web server to identify and track a user?
13. Gruyère cheese is made from the milk of which animal? A) Cow, B) Goat, C) Sheep, D) Horse
14. Cyrus the Great, who died in 529BC, was the leader of which great empire? A) Persia, B) Greece, C) Babylon, D) Carthage
15. Which South African poet wrote the words for “Die Stem”?
16. What was the pen name of Eric Arthur Blair? A) Ernest
Hemingway, B) George Orwell, C) Mark Twain, D) HG Wells?
17. Which medical condition involves the acute swelling of the membranes around the brain and spinal cord? It literally means “inflation of the membranes” in Greek.
18. In which country is the soccer club Benfica based?
19. Which classical composer wrote the music for the ballets “Romeo and Juliet”, “Peter and the Wolf” and “Cinderella”?
20. Name the former prime minister of Italy who was assassinated by Red Brigade urban guerrillas in 1978.