1. ENTERTAINMENT
    It was recently announced that U.S. chat show host, Jimmy Kimmel, will be doing what on the evening of February 26th, 2017?
  2. CURRENT AFFAIRS
    Who will be the 2016 Time Magazine Person of the Year?
  3. AIR TRAVEL
    If a flight were to leave Copenhagen at 9am and fly for twelve hours to the OR Tambo airport with the code JNB, in which city would it land and at what time, local time would it get there?
  4. AIRLINES
    Name these four airlines from the logos on the tail fin.
     
  5. CELEBRITY DEATHS 2016
    Actor Andrew Sachs died earlier this week. He made a name for himself in a British TV comedy show that ran for twelve episodes only split between 1975 and 1979. What character did he play and what was the TV series?
  6. NATIONAL ANTHEMS
    Listen to these two pieces of music and identify the countries that they are anthems for.
  7. HISTORY
    In the 1520s which race of Indians did Spain defeat in Mexico?
  8. MOVIES
    Three movies with female stars. Name each movie and each actress.
  9. GEOGRAPHY
    Name the three longest rivers in the world.
  10. MUSIC
    Listen to these four clips from karaoke tracks, name each song and each artist.There is one song from each of the 70s, 80s 90s and noughties.
  11. FICTIONAL VEHICLES
    Four fictional vehicles from the world of television, name the TV shows that they come from.

  12. GEOGRAPHY
    What is the capital city of Croatia?
  13. HISTORY
    Name any year that was in the 100 Year War (you have 116 to choose from).
  14. THE ARTS
    Three well known sculptures, name them and finally they all have the same sculptor, who is that?

  15. MOVIES
    Which actress has won most number of Oscar nominations?
  16. CHRISTMAS MUSIC
    Who is singing this Christmas Classic?
  17. BUSINESS
    Which airline has a slogan “We are much more experienced than our name suggests”?
  18. SCIENCES Name these four chemical compounds (name them not just the molecules).
  19. HISTORY
    In 1972 where was there a speed record set of 11.2 miles per hour (or 18 km per hour)?
  20. RELIGION
    In which country would you find the Blue Mosque, one of the best known buildings in the Islamic World?
  21. LITERATURE
    In the popular film Frozen, the main character Elsa is said to be loosely based on a figure from the world of Fairy Tales called The Snow Queen- Who created The Snow Queen?
  22. GEOGRAPHY
    In terms of population name the largest and second largest cities in each of these countries. You could make the question more difficult by asking for the third cities too.
    1. ENTERTAINMENT
      It was recently announced that U.S. chat show host, Jimmy Kimmel, will be doing what on the evening of February 26th, 2017?

      1. Hosting the Academy Awards
    2. CURRENT AFFAIRS
      Who will be the 2016 Time Magazine Person of the Year?

      1. Donald Trump
    3. AIR TRAVEL
      If a flight were to leave Copenhagen at 9am and fly for twelve hours to the OR Tambo airport with the code JNB, in which city would it land and at what time, local time would it get there?

      1. Johannesburg and it would land at 10pm
        (½ point for each correct answer)
    4. AIRLINES
      Name these four airlines from the logos on the tail fin.

      1. a) South African Airlines b) Air China c) New Zealand Air d) Etihad
        (½ point for each correct answer)
    5. CELEBRITY DEATHS 2016
      Actor Andrew Sachs died earlier this week. He made a name for himself in a British TV comedy show that ran for twelve episodes only split between 1975 and 1979. What character did he play and what was the TV series?

      1. Manuel in Fawlty Towers
        (½ point for each correct answer)
    6. NATIONAL ANTHEMS
      Listen to these two pieces of music and identify the countries that they are anthems for.
      1. Israel and Denmark
        (½ point for each correct answer)
    7. HISTORY
      In the 1520s which race of Indians did Spain defeat in Mexico?

      1. Aztecs
    8. MOVIES
      Three movies with female stars. Name each movie and each actress.

      1. a/b) G.I. Jane with Demi Moore c/d) Alien 3 with Sigourney Weaver e/f) Mad Max Fury Road with Charlize Theron (½ point for each correct answer, I gave an extra ½ point for getting the Alien number right)
    9. GEOGRAPHY
      Name the three longest rivers in the world.

      1. Amazon, Nile and Yangtze
        ( ½ point for each correct answer)
    10. MUSIC
      Listen to these four clips from karaoke tracks, name each song and each artist.There is one song from each of the 70s, 80s 90s and noughties.
      1. a/b) Bruce Springsteen and Born to Run (1975)
        c/d) Phil Collins with In the Air Tonight (1981)
        e/f) Robbie Williams with Let Me Entertain You (1997)
        g/h) MGMT with Kids (2009)
        (½ point for each correct answer)
    11. FICTIONAL VEHICLES
      Four fictional vehicles from the world of television, name the TV shows that they come from.

      1. a) Scooby Doo b) Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles c) The A Team d) The Simpsons
        ( ½ point for each correct answer)
    12. GEOGRAPHY
      What is the capital city of Croatia?

      1. Zagreb
    13. HISTORY
      Name any year that was in the 100 Year War (you have 116 to choose from).

      1. 1337 – 1453
    14. THE ARTS
      Three well known sculptures, name them and finally they all have the same sculptor, who is that?

      1. a) David b) Moses c) The Pieta d) Michelangelo
        (½ point for each correct answer)
    15. MOVIES
      Which actress has won most number of Oscar nominations?

      1. Meryl Streep
    16. CHRISTMAS MUSIC
      Who is singing this Christmas Classic?
      1. Michael Buble
    17. BUSINESS
      Which airline has a slogan “We are much more experienced than our name suggests”?

      1. Virgin Atlantic
    18. SCIENCES Name these four chemical compounds (name them not just the molecules).

      1. a) Ozone b) Hydrochloric Acid c) Methane d) Benzene ( ½ point for every correct answer)
    19. HISTORY
      In 1972 where was there a speed record set of 11.2 miles per hour (or 18 km per hour)?

      1. Eugene Cerna on the moon
    20. RELIGION
      In which country would you find the Blue Mosque, one of the best known buildings in the Islamic World?

      1. Turkey (Istanbul)
    21. LITERATURE
      In the popular film Frozen, the main character Elsa is said to be loosely based on a figure from the world of Fairy Tales called The Snow Queen- Who created The Snow Queen?

      1. Hans Christian Andersen (first part published 1845)
    22. GEOGRAPHY
      In terms of population name the largest and second largest cities in each of these countries. You could make the question more difficult by asking for the third cities too.

      1. a/b) Moscow, Saint Petersburg (3rd is Novosibirsk) c/d) Rome, Milan ( 3rd is Naples) e/f) Brussels, Antwerp (3rd is Ghent) (½ point for each correct city)