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Trivia Quiz: Questions for week ending 27 September 2020

This week's subject is koalas.

1 Koalas are often called koala bears. Are they bears? And if not, what are they?

2 What do a koala bear, ringworm, silkworm, firefly and prairie dog have in common?

3 Do koalas have fingerprints?

4 For how many hours a day do koalas sleep?

5 What is a Phascolarctos cinereus?

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Trivia Quiz: Questions for week ending 20 September 2020

This week's subject is Australian towns.

1 Where is Nowhere Else? (a) In Tasmania, where else? (b) it's a new Sydney suburb near Breakfast point

2 Where is Dondingalong?

3 In what Australian state or territory is Red Hill?

4 What does the name Coober Pedy mean? (a) white fellow's hole in the ground (b) chicken coop (c) underground apartments

5 In what state is Come By Chance?

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Trivia Quiz: Questions for week ending 13 September 2020

This week's subject is mathematical logic.

1 Write down any number made of three different digits (eg 279, 841). Reverse it and subtract smaller from larger. If answer is two digits, put 0 in front. Reverse and add. What is your answer?

2 A small girl who cannot swim wants to reach a miniature island in the middle of a deep, square pool. The shortest distance from the edge of the pool to the island is 5m, and she has just two wooden planks. Unfortunately, each plank of wood is only 4m long. How does she get across?

3 A boat at anchor has a ladder over the side with 10 rungs, each 30cm apart. At low tide there were eight rungs above water. In the next four hours the water rose 8cm per hour. How many rungs of the ladder were showing after 3 hours 50 minutes?

4 What is the shortest time needed to toast both sides of each of three slices of bread in a double-sided toaster, if each side takes one minute and you ignore the time needed to change sides or slices?

5 What word, when you add additional letters, becomes smaller?

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Trivia Quiz: Questions for week ending 6 September 2020

This week's subject is personal names.

1 What do these people have in common? Usain Bolt, Margaret Court, William Wordsworth

2 What do these people have in common? Don Black (white supremacist), Peter Bowler (cricket batsman), Jamie Sin (Catholic cardinal)

3 Sydney optometrist Tish Phan has two middle names. One is Thi. What is the other one? (You can cheat. The answer is in the question.)

4 A name in the 2020 Top 100 Australian Baby Name list gets first alphabetically because it begins with what two letters?

5 What is special about the name of a minister at the Samoan Presbyterian Church in Lakemba? (a) it has three apostrophes (b) it has three double vowels (c) it has both

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Trivia Quiz: Questions for week ending 30 August 2020

This week's subject is petrol.

1 What do the first three letters in Ampol stand for? (a) Australian Mutual Provident (b) Australian Motorists Petrol (c) adenosine monophosphate

2 A hundred years ago in Australia, what was petrol called? (a) estapol (b) motor spirit (c) car fluid

3 Where was this fuel for cars then obtained? (a) at a petrol pump, but it was called a car fluid pump (b) in tins from pharmacists or hardware shops (c) in small bathtubs from police stations

4 What was banned in the US states of New Jersey (from 1949) and Oregon (from 1951) until reconsidered in 2015? (a) unleaded petrol (b) self-service petrol (c) smoking at petrol pumps

5 What is petrol called in the USA?

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Trivia Quiz: Questions for week ending 23 August 2020

This week's subject is weird words.

1 In what country would you find a denizen? (a) Zimbabwe (b) any West African country (c) any country

2 What word appearing in the Oxford Dictionary since 2011 contains no letters?

3 What does the word 'supercalifragilisticexpialidocious' mean?

4 Is there an English word of five letters than contains each vowel once only, and therefore no consonants? (a) of course not (b) yes, a type of fossil sponge

5 Are you an ament if you don't know what that word means?

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Trivia Quiz: Questions for week ending 16 August 2020

This week's subject is Japan and World War II

1 What happened 75 years ago on 15 August? (a) an atomic bomb was dropped by the USA on Hiroshima, Japan, to end World War II (b) in Tokyo Emperor Hirohito announced the country's surrender (c) the surrender was signed

2 What happened on 7 December 1941?

3 In 1947 rugby union backrower Roger Comforth weighed 120 kilograms when he made his debut for Australia. Why did he only weigh 44 kilograms two years earlier?

4 What was the name of Japan's capital city before Tokyo? Surely it wasn't an anagram of Tokyo?

5 How many Japanese emperors were there before Hirohito? (a) 1 (b) 2 (3) 123

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Trivia Quiz: Questions for week ending 9 August 2020

This week's subject is rabbits.

1 Whose 80th birthday was last week, on 27 July?

2 To what food was Mel Blanc, the voice of Bugs Bunny cartoons, allergic?

3 Who co-starred with Michael Jordan in the movie "Space Jam"?

4 What is a rabbit's tail called? (a) butch (b) scut (c) thump

5 What is an Akubra hat made from? (a) a rabbit (b) two rabbits (c) ten or more rabbits

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Trivia Quiz: Questions for week ending 2 August 2020

This week's subject is cheese.

1 For how many years has Coon Cheese, which is about to change its name, been in Australia? (a) 25 (b) 55 (c) 85

2 What was the surname of its founder?

3 How were 18 people injured by cheese during an annual British sporting event on 1-6-97?

4 Four men who appeared in the Victorian County Court on 21-2-01 were fined for stealing how much worth of cheese? (a) 25c (b) $2.50 (c) $250,000

5 What was unusual about Depressed Cupboard Cheesecake? (a) it was cheese manufactured by prisoners in the now closed Pentridge prison (b) it was someone's name (c) it wasn't normal cheese, but artificial cheese produced for those suffering depression from dairy allergy

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Trivia Quiz: Questions for week ending 26 July 2020

This week's subject is Australian towns.

1 Where is the town Victor Harbor? (a) South Australia (b) It's not in South Australia - it's in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, of course, because Harbor is American spelling. Victor Harbour is in South Australia.

2 What does the town name Coonamble mean? (a) walking the cheese (b) human excreta (c) bullock dung

3 What is the name of the Victorian town that is located at what used to be the furthest launching place possible for boats up the Yarra River?

4 What is Pitt Town Bottoms?

5 Where are Tin Can Bay, Wombat and Goulds Country? (a) Tasmania (b) Western Australia (c) Queensland, New South Wales and Tasmania

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Trivia Quiz: Questions for week ending 19 July 2020

This week's subject is Melbourne.

1 Unnecessary moving between Victoria and New South Wales is currently banned to help prevent the virus spreading from the many Melbourne cases. How many road crossings of the border between these states are there? (a) 5 (b) 55 (c) 555

2 In what sport did 21-year-old Tas Pappas from Melbourne become world number one in 1996? (a) skiing (b) skateboarding (c) skipping

3 What does 'Melbourne' mean? (a) born 'Mel' (b) mill stream (c) multiple boring

4 Where would you find an Officer officer?

5 What was the middle name of Stanley Bruce, Australian prime minister in 1929?

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Trivia Quiz: Questions for week ending 12 July 2020

This week's subject is chemistry.

1 What is the formula for snow?

2 What does the average smell weigh? (a) one gram (b) less than half a gram (c) 760 nanograms

3 What is the most abundant element in the universe?

4 The names of what five chemical elements have four letters?

5 What is methylchloroisothiazolinone?

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Trivia Quiz: Questions for week ending 5 July 2020

This week's subject is advertising.

1 In The Sydney Morning Herald on 25 June 2020 one advertiser had half the front page, all of the next page, the inside back page and back page, as well as all of 16 other pages. This was just over a third of the whole newspaper. Who was the advertiser?

2 According to Guinness World Records, what was the product publicised in the shortest advertisement (three seconds) on British TV? (The answer is easier than you'd expect.)

3 Where is the strangest place you can find advertisements in US golf courses?

4 An ad read on 2GB on 31-7-13 for a vitamin company said: 'That's less than 30 cents a tablet.' How much was the packet of 100?(a) $29.99 (b) $29.00 (c) $24

5 What is the advantage for an advertiser of 'up to'?

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Trivia Quiz: Questions for week ending 28 June 2020

This week's subject is bridges.

1 What are the estimated time and cost for the soon removing of the last two toll gates from the Sydney Harbour Bridge? (a) 8 hours and $800 (b) 2½ days and $1500 (c) 18 months and $20 million

2 What was the toll charge in the 1950s? (a) there was none - it was free (b) sixpence for the car and driver combined and threepence for each passenger (c) two shillings and one penny

3 How much did the BridgeClimb company have to outlay before they could take their first customers across the Sydney Harbour Bridge arch? (a) nothing, thanks to the generosity of the bridge's owner, the NSW government (b) nearly $1 million (c) $12 million

4 How many bridges cross Sydney's Parramatta River? (a) 3 (b) 5 (c) 16

5 Deputy prime minister Warren Truss was Minister for Infrastructure in 2014, which made him minister for bridges. What was significant about that?

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Trivia Quiz: Questions for week ending 21 June 2020

This week's subject is police.

1 Seven Vanuatu police officers were charged in September 2002 with mutiny, which carries a life sentence. The nation's small police force was unable to cope without them. Who were selected to help investigate the case against these officers? (a) seven prisoners were pardoned for the task (b) seven ministers of religion were sworn in as temporary police officers (c) the seven police, including Vanuatu's chief police investigator, were re-instated to investigate themselves

2 The Patrick J. Sullivan Jr Detention Facility in Denver, Colorado, was named after a high-ranking police officer. Who was detained in it in December 2011?

3 What is the name of the Canadian national police service? (a) Canadia (b) Royal Canadia (c) Royal Canada Police (d) Canadian Mounted Police (e) The Royal Canadian Mounted Police

4 What happened on 22 January 2003 when police chased two high-performance cars stolen from a repair shop in the Sydney suburb Miranda? (a) both the police cars crashed (b) the stolen cars crashed into each other (c) both the stolen cars crashed into trees

5 Cryptic crossword clue: Male cop in reorganisation (9)

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Trivia Quiz: Questions for week ending 14 June 2020

This week's subject is the Bible.

1 Who gave the Bible the most publicity last week? (a) Hillsong's Brian Houston, in his online church service (b) President Trump, in a photo op (c) Billy Graham, in a 1959 film of his Sydney crusade found in a new Sydney tunnel excavation

2 How does 2 Kings chapter 19 differ from Isaiah chapter 37?

3 The first word in most versions of the Bible is "In". What is the first word in the translation released in Australia in 2003, the Aussie Bible? (a) Into (b) Youse (c) G'day

4 How many animals of each sex did Moses take on the ark?

5 The last 22 verses of 1 Chronicles chapter 25 all finish with the same words. What are they? (a) amen, Lord, amen (b) praise the Lord (c) he, his sons, and his brethren, were twelve

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Trivia Quiz: Questions for week ending 7 June 2020

This week's subject is footballers' surnames.

1 What Cronulla NRL player's surname begins with X?

2 What's wrong with the spelling here of the name of now English rugby union and former Brisbane NFL player Ben Teo?

3 What is special about former Algeria goalkeeper, Lounès Gaouaoui?

4 Why is the Gloucester rugby team player Billy Twelvetrees called 36 and why is the former English Football League's Fitz Hall called Onesize?

5 What is the nickname of former Knights player Hilder?

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Trivia Quiz: Questions for week ending 31 May 2020

This week's subject is car accidents.

1 Where did a car in a Greenacre crash last week finish? (a) 1½ metres from a church door (b) on a beach where only local residents were permitted because or coronavirus (c) inside a clothing shop

2 What did Henry Lindfield become, without knowing it, on 12 February 1898?

3 How much do Australian road accidents cost each year? (a) $3 billion (b) $13 billion (c) $30 billion

4 What percentage of road fatalities in 2018 in Australia were from single vehicle accidents? (a) only 15% (b) 45% (c) over 85%

5 When ambulance officers or police are interviewed about a road accident, what often unnecessary words do they commonly use, and, in the case of a fatality, another six words?

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Trivia Quiz: Questions for week ending 24 May 2020

This week's subject is 2GB breakfast host Alan Jones.

1 For how many years was Alan Jones top of the Sydney radio ratings? (a) 9 (b) 11 (c) 25

2 How many consecutive radio ratings surveys has Alan Jones won up to the latest one? (a) only two, nothing like in his younger days (b) 21, amazing for someone in his mid-70s (c) 226

3 When he did 2UE breakfast (before changing to 2GB in 2002) it was Sydney's top ratings station. What percentage of the Sydney audience does 2UE have now? (a) 0.7% (b) 7.0% (c) 14.1%

4 What is the order of who sleep the most down to the least out of Alan Jones, Donald Trump, former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi, Bangladeshi businessman Taslim Uddin, an armadillo, a desert snail and a giraffe?

5 Where did Alan Jones live until 2001 while earning around $10 million a year? (a) in a $10 million harbourfront home at Vaucluse (b) on most of the top floor of the Regent Hotel, Sydney (c) in an abandoned warehouse in Newtown

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Trivia Quiz: Questions for week ending 17 May 2020

This week's subject is cruise ships.

1 What is the world's largest cruise ship?

2 How many decks does it have? (a) 8 (b) 18 (c) 28

3 How many crew? (a) 800 (b) 1200 (c) 2200

4 When Allure of the Seas was the world's largest cruise ship, by how much was it larger than second-place getter and sister-ship, Oasis of the Seas? (a) 5 millimetres (b) five metres (c) 50 metres

5 How many passengers disembarked in Sydney from Ruby Princess on 19 March this year? (a) 520 (b) 1700 (c) 2700

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Trivia Quiz: Questions for week ending 10 May 2020

This week's subject is diseases.

1 What causes the disease pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanokoniosis? (a) associating with people suffering from cornova (b) inhaling very fine ash and sand dust (c) wearing a face mask when travelling in asbestos-affected areas

2 Which of these helps combat Parkinson's disease? (a) sitting without movement for as long as possible (b) cigarette smoking (c) consuming unprocessed meat

3 George Bush senior, Marty Feldman, Lord Christopher Monckton and Missy Eliott all suffered Graves' disease. What does it cause? (a) large, protruding eyes (b) blue lips (c) a combination of asthma, hay fever and loose toenails

4 What is the difference between an epidemic and a pandemic?

5 Cryptic crossword clue: Case where Spooner battled paralyzing disease (9)

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Trivia Quiz: Questions for week ending 3 May 2020

This week's subject is historic radio.

1 Radio Rentals announced this month that it is closing all its Australian stores. In what year did it begin its business in Australia doing what its name implies? (a) 1917 (b) 1937 (c) 1957

2 On a weekday in 1932, what was the total number of times the eight Sydney radio stations closed (went off air)? (a) 8, of course, once for each station (b) only 7, because 2UW broadcast for 24 hours (c) 22

3 What was the shortest period of closure? (a) 15 minutes (b) 1 hour (c) 2 hours

4 In the 1932 radio program guides, what was the most common word? (a) and (b) news (c) close (d) music, but close came close, just one behind

5 In 1954, what were four of Sydney's eight stations broadcasting at 11am on Sundays?

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Trivia Quiz: Questions for week ending 26 April 2020

This week's subject is Captain Cook.

1 On 29th April in what year did Captain James Cook land in Botany Bay?

2 How could Captain Cook's Cottage in Melbourne's Fitzroy Gardens have been constructed in 1755, before his visit?

3 James Cook University has oversight of what coral centre? (a) Coral School (b) Reef Centre (c) Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Integrated Coral Reef Studies

4 How did Captain Cook die? (a) from the first-known incident of the corona virus (b) while attempting a kidnap (c) from natural causes after his final return to London

5 What were the names of James Cook's father and younger son?

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Trivia Quiz: Questions for week ending 19 April 2020

This week's subject is surnames.

1 What is missing here in the surname of sports administrator Peter Vandys?

2 In what sport is he an administrator? (a) rugby league (b) swimming (c) horse racing

3 What is missing from the surname of former rugby league then rugby union player Ben Teo?

4 What is the surname of Robert, former treasurer and now Minister for Government Services?

5 By what name is INXS bass guitarist Garry William Beers better known?

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Trivia Quiz: Questions for week ending 12 April 2020

This week's subject is famous dates.

1 We will always remember March 2020 for the coronavirus, but what world-famous events happened on these dates? 6 August 1945; 4 October 1957; 12 April 1961; 22 November 1963; 20 July 1969

2 What famous Australian events happened on these dates? 16 September 1956; 22 November 1956; 14 February 1966; 28-29 April 1996; 24 June 2010

3 How much coverage did The Sydney Morning Herald give to the 16 September 1956 event? (a) none (b) eight pages (c) a whole edition

4 Why did nearly everyone in Australia at the time remember the 1966 date?

5 What event didn't happen on 1 January 2000?

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Trivia Quiz: Questions for week ending 5 April 2020

This week's subject is prime ministers.

1 What do British prime minister Boris Johnson and heir to the throne Prince Charles share?

2 What is special about the eyebrows of Boris Johnson?

3 All these prime ministers/president share the same religion: James Marape (current PM Papua New Guinea); Manasseh Sogavare (current PM Solomon Islands); Andrew Holness (current PM Jamaica); Henry Puna (current PM Cook Islands); Jioji Koousi Konrote (current pres Fiji); Samson Kisekka (former PM Uganda); Gordon Darcy Lilo (former PM Solomon Islands). What religion is it? (a) Anglican (b) atheist (c) Catholic (d) Seventh-day Adventist (e) Uniting/Presbyterian

4 Has Giulio Andeotti been prime minister of Italy?

5 Was the New Zealand prime minister in 2016 and 2017 English?

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Trivia Quiz: Questions for week ending 29 March 2020

This week's subject is anything but coronavirus.

1 What talent, unusual for birds, does the water oozel have?

2 Disgustingly, through what part of its body can a turtle breathe?

3 What is ABC radio's longest surviving program in the same time slot, and at an odd time as well?

4 What surprising content did the Rolling Stone Keith Richards report having smoked in a cigarette? (a) his eyelid (b) the ashes of his father (c) a 1 million dollar Zimbabwe bank note

5 This is an unusual paragraph. I'm curious as to how quickly you can find out what is so unusual about it. It looks so plain you would think nothing was wrong with it! In fact, nothing is wrong with it! It's unusual, though. Study it, and think about it, but you still might not find anything odd. But if you work at it a bit, you might find out. Try to do so without any coaching.

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Trivia Quiz: Questions for week ending 22 March 2020

This week's subject is toilet paper.

1 How much more toilet paper was sold online in the Sydney suburb Wollstonecraft in the first week of the Australian toilet paper crisis than in the ordinary previous week? (a) nearly double (b) three times (c) 286 times

2 What organisation provided the above statistics? (a) Australian Tax Office (b) online toilet paper retailer Gives A Crap (c) Australian Bureau of Statistics

3 What did a Balmain travel boutique offer 'to the first seven local customers to book a holiday with us'? (a) a roll of toilet paper (b) 10 rolls of toilet paper (c) 100 rolls of toilet paper

4 What warning sign to robbers did the Balmain restaurant 'Our Place on Darling' display?

5 What is TP-ing?

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Trivia Quiz: Questions for week ending 15 March 2020

This week's subject is toilets.

1 What '8-page special lift-out' was in the NT (Northern Territory) News newspaper last week when toilet paper dominated the news?

2 At what speed does Australia use toilet paper? (a) 3.3km/h (b) 33km/h (c) 330km/h

3 Was it economical to buy toilet paper in Zimbabwe in 2003?

4 What did Thomas Crapper help invent?

5 In addition to the usual facilities, what do you find in toilets in Reno, Nevada, USA?

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Trivia Quiz: Questions for week ending 8 March 2020

This week's subject is spelling.

1 What is the spelling error in this Sydney suburb address: Shane Park Road, Shanes Park?

2 What do the words banana, dresser, grammar, potato, revive, uneven and assess have in common?

3 If you spell out each number in order, such as z-e-r-o for 0, o-n-e for 1, t-w-o for 2 etc., and ignore the word 'and', what is the first number you come to with an 'a'? Similarly for 'b' and 'c'?

4 How do you spell the word beginning with "d" for having to sit frequently on the toilet?

5 Can you jounce a ball?

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Trivia Quiz: Questions for week ending 1 March 2020

This week's subject is crustaceans.

1 Red crabs swamped Christmas Island in the last fortnight. How many eggs does each crab hold? (a) 1 (b) 3 (c) 5 (d) more than 5

2 Do most restaurants on Christmas Island have red crabs on their menu?

3 What creatures spend their entire adult life standing on their heads?

4 What do crayfish, cuttlefish, jellyfish, shellfish and starfish have in common?

5 Do shrimp swim backwards?

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Trivia Quiz: Questions for week ending 23 February 2020

This week's subject is Australian street names.

1 What shape are the streets named Bent Street in Carlton, Chester Hill, Chipping Norton, Concord, Paddington, Ruse and Wallsend?

2 What two places in Narellan Vale are named after the Wright brothers, the inventors of the first successful plane? (The answer couldn't be easier.)

3 Is Bells Line of Road the most unusual street name in the Kurrajong area?

4 All of the 39 streets in Longreach, Queensland, are named after what? (a) asteroids (b) birds (c) comets

5 The main streets off Scott Street, Newcastle, are Watt, Stevenson, Newcomen, Woolf, Perkins and Bolton. What do their names have in common?

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Trivia Quiz: Questions for week ending 16 February 2020

This week's subject is buildings.

1 How long did it take the Chinese government to build a 1000-bed hospital in Wuhan which became the base for coronavirus patients? (a) 10 days (b) just over 10 weeks (c) 10 months (d) 10 years

2 How many workers were involved? (a) only 7, that's why it took so long (b) 70 (c) 700 (d) 7000

3 Of what does the Pentagon in Washington have five? (a) sides (b) storeys (c) acres in the middle

4 What was the official name of the seniors' centre in Sydney's Lane Cove from 1962 to 2013? (a) The Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother Centenary Centre (b) The Seniors' Centre

5 In what country is the world's largest pyramid?

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Trivia Quiz: Questions for week ending 9 February 2020

This week's subject is palindromes.

1 Palindromes are usually words or sentences that read the same backwards, but they can also be of numbers. What date this month is a palindrome of numbers?

2 What is Qaanaaq? (a) a rare, almost extinct, fruit (b) a town in Greenland (c) an absurd collection of letters intended to be an example of a palindrome but with no meaning whatsoever

3 The world's first palindrome was when Adam introduced himself to Eve. What did he say?

4 The short name of what avenue in the Sydney suburb Green Valley is a palindrome?

5 Is it possible to include Alan Waddell's name in a palindrome about his being the first walker at dawn but with no-one interested?

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Trivia Quiz: Questions for week ending 2 February 2020

This week's subject is tennis.

1 World number two, Novak Djokovic, sings his Serbian national anthem enthusiastically, but when the Spanish national anthem is played for world number one, Rafael Nadal, Nadal keeps his mouth shut the whole time. Why?

2 In the final of the first ATP Cup on 12 January 2020, the first two matches only went to two sets, and each match included a short set (of 6-2 and 6-1). So when did the deciding third match START? (a) at 7.50pm (b) at 8.50pm (c) at 10 minutes to midnight

3 Gauff beat defending champion Osaka in this month's Australian Open. What is Gauff's first name?

4 How old is she? (a) 15 (b) 25 (c) 35

5 What did Margaret Court and Ken Rosewall have in common? (a) they were born in the same month (b) they were born left-handed (c) they were born at Sydney's Royal North Shore Hospital

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Trivia Quiz: Questions for week ending 26 January 2020

This week's subject is the Australian tennis championships.

1 How long is it since an Australian won the Australian ladies' singles? (a) 4 years (b) 14 years (c) over 40 years

2 How long is it since an Australian won the Australian men's singles? (a) 4 years (b) 14 years (c) over 40 years

3 Australia's Pat Cash complained heatedly to the umpire about the ringing of a mobile phone annoying him during his match in the 1998 Australian championships. Whose phone was it?

4 How many times did Margaret Court win the Australian ladies' singles? (a) 7 (b) 11

5 For how many years was Geoff Pollard president of Tennis Australia? (a) 2 (b) 11 (c) 21

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Trivia Quiz: Questions for week ending 19 January 2020

This week's subject is Sydney suburbs.

1 How can you have an address with 'Hall' in four of the five words?

2 How many houses are there in Sydney's smallest suburb, McCarrs Creek? (a) 6 (b) 66 (c) 666

3 How many of the streets (excluding two main roads) in Wetherill Park's residential area (the non-industrial area south of The Horsley Drive) are named after authors? (a) none (b) 12 (c) 76 (d) forget 76 - don't be absurd

4 There are 29 Sydney suburbs with a First Avenue. How many have a First Road? (a) none (b) one (c) also 29

5 What does the 'urbs' in 'suburbs' mean?

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Trivia Quiz: Questions for week ending 12 January 2020

This week's subject is fires.

1 Who or what started the fire that destroyed up to 16 houses or other buildings in the Blue Mountains, west of Sydney, on 16 December 2019? (a) lightning (b) the Rural Fire Service (c) an arsonist who joined the fire service as a volunteer to cover his offences

2 About how many people were reported to be trapped by fire on a beach in Mallacoota, Victoria, at the beginning of 2020? (a) 40 (b) 400 (c) 4000

3 What did former NSW Rural Fire Commissioner Phil Koperberg do when he looked at you or into the TV camera?
(a) scratched his left ear (b) looked above his lowered glasses (c) caused papers he carried to shake because of his unsteady hand

4 How many times has fire damaged or destroyed properties of Eddie Obeid's family? (a) none (b) 3 (c) 6

5 What caused the deaths of over 200 people in the Victorian bushfires of 2009, according to Pastor Danny Nalliah of the Catch The Fire Ministries church? (a) failure to backburn (b) arsonists (c) abortion

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Trivia Quiz: Questions for week ending 5 January 2020

This week's subject is nonsense.

1 What's green and smells like blue paint?

2 How much is 5Q plus 5Q?

3 Where do you get a zebra suntan?

4 What isn't an abbreviation?

5 What do you call someone with no body and just a nose?

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