1. The film “The Sound of Music” is set in which country?
  2. Marilyn Monroe died in 1962 but in which decade was she born?
  3. Which american president was the only one to have been divorced?
  4. Pope Francis 1 hails from which country?
  5. Which Irish singer, new to the world of music has had a massive hit all over the world with “Take me to Church”?
  6. The Australian National Airline is QANTAS. QANTAS is an acronym. Which two states are mentioned in the full name of QANTAS?
  7. In Norsk mythology there are four worlds. In which world would you find the halls of Oden, Valhalla?
  8. Brazil has a border with ten other countries. Colombia and French Guyana are two, name the other eight.
  9. Benedict Cumberbatch has been nominated for an Oscar after portraying which well known mathematician in The Imitation Game?
  10. Abba had their last number one hit in the UK towards the end of 1980. What was the name of this song (also the name of an Abba album)?
  11. Beethoven’s Bagatelle No 25. In A Minor is dedicated to a female, who is it dedicated to?
  12. There is only one capital city in the world that begins with the letter I, name it.
  13. What colour signifies that a ski slope is the easiest kind?
  14. The search for which mineral led to the foundation of Johannesburg in South Africa, 1886?
  15. Which twentieth century war began with an early morning attack over the 38th parallel?
  16. The United States Navy Strike Fighter Tactics Instructor Program is more popularly known as what?
  1. Austria
  2. 1926
  3. Ronald Reagan
  4. Argentina
  5. Hozier
  6. Queensland and the Northern Territories
  7. Asgard
  8. Argentina, Bolivia, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguayand Venezuela
  9. Alan Turing
  10. Super Troupe
  11. Fur Elise (although some say the dedication was misread and should be Therese, accept Elise only)
  12. Islamabad in Pakistan (in case anyone argues Istanbul is not the capital of Turkey, it is Ankara)
  13. Green
  14. Gold
  15. Korean War
  16. Top Gun