BRAIN test

Sunday Times - - Puzzles - By Trivia Tom

1. He was the first civil­ian to pur­chase a Humvee. He’s been Mr Uni­verse, the Gov­er­nor of Cal­i­for­nia and mar­ried into the Kennedy fam­ily. Who is he?

2. Which char­ac­ter was “Prince of Thieves” in a 1991 film?

3. Honey­dew and can­taloupe are two types of what fruit?

4. Which his­tor­i­cal fig­ure’s fa­ther was Sen­zan­gakhona kaJama?

5. Which sem­i­nal work did JD Salinger pub­lish in 1951?

6. Which mu­si­cian has had hits with “Tutti Frutti”, “Lu­cille” and “Good Golly Miss Molly”?

7. Sil­ver­chair, Men at Work and Mid­night Oil are bands from which coun­try?

8. En­to­mol­ogy is the study of what class of an­i­mals?

9. Which car­toon show in­cluded char­ac­ters called Thelma and Shaggy?

10. Which Amer­i­can painter cre­ated “House by the Rail­road” and “Nighthawks”? A) Ed­ward Hooper, B) Ed­ward Hop­per, C) Ed­ward Harper, D) Ed­ward Hop­kins

11. Who played the Bond girl Soli­taire in the film “Live and Let Die”? A) Jane Sey­mour, B) Ur­sula An­dress, C) Honor Black­man, D) Mon­ica Bel­lucci

12. Name the cap­i­tal of the North­ern Cape prov­ince?

13. The solano, willi­waw and zonda are all types of what? A) Un­usu­ally warm or cold winds, B) Prairie-like plains, C) Warm ocean cur­rents, D) Rocky deserts

14. Mar­garet Thatcher was known as the Iron Lady, but who was known as the Iron Chan­cel­lor?

15. Phansi in Zulu, fatše in Sotho, ab in Ger­man and as­ful in Ara­bic — what is it in English?

16. Which au­thor wrote the nov­els “The Odessa File”, “The Fourth Pro­to­col” and “The Fist of God”?

17. How many cu­bic cen­time­tres in a cu­bic me­tre?

18. With which sport would one as­so­ci­ate South African Raven Klaasen?

19. What na­tion­al­ity is pro­fes­sional cy­clist George Hin­capie — do­mes­tique to Lance Arm­strong, Cadel Evans and Al­berto Con­ta­dor? 20. The three es­tates of the realm in me­dieval times were the clergy, the no­bil­ity and the com­mon­ers. What to­day is re­ferred to as the “Fourth Es­tate”?

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