1. The 2016 Summer Olympics are the first to be held in the city of Rio de Janeiro, or Brazil, or even South America, for that matter. Paris, Los Angeles, and Athens have all hosted the Summer Games twice, and Tokyo will host for the second time in 2020. However, which is the only city to hold the Summer Olympics 3 times?
  2. In which year did the Öresundsbron open?
  3. In which city can you find Britain’s oldest Cathedral? 1
  4. Name the fathers of famous children.
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  5. In total, how many bones are there in the human body? (+/- 5) 1 (2 for exact)
  6. The Ukraine won this year’s Eurovision song contest. In which year did Ukraine win its only other Eurovision?
  7. Air is composed of different gases. What gas makes up most of the air we breathe?
  8. Identify each of the following political parties as wellas the country that they originated in.
    Quiz 42 Question 8 Political Parties

  9. Thought to be due to a lack of sunlight in winter, what does the acronym SAD stand for?
  10. Name the 8 accepted planets in our solar system. (Swedish OK) (1 pt. for correct order)
  11. Name the news events from recent days and weeks.
    Quiz 42 Question 11 In the News
  12. What is the capital city of Bulgaria?
  13. Hematology is branch of medicine is concerned with disorders of what?

  14. Based on the logos, name the country each World Cup was held.
    Quiz 42 Question 14 World Cup Logos

  15. The Academy Award winning song ‘When You Wish Upon a Star’ was written for which classic 1940 film?
  16. In which Swedish city is Absolut Vodka produced? 1
  17. Which modern city was the capital of the Byzantine (Eastern Roman) Empire?
  18. Name the laundry symbols.Quiz 42 Question 18 Washing Symbols

  19. What is the name of the square that was the hotspot of the 1989 protests in Beijing? 1
  20. How is the number 2016 portrayed in Roman Numerals? 1
  21. In the TV series Family Guy, what is the name of the Griffin’s dog?
  22. Identify each of these classical movies from their posters.
    Quiz 42 Question 22 Classic Movie Posters

 

  1. The 2016 Summer Olympics are the first to be held in the city of Rio de Janeiro, or Brazil, or even South America, for that matter. Paris, Los Angeles, and Athens have all hosted the Summer Games twice, and Tokyo will host for the second time in 2020. However, which is the only city to hold the Summer Olympics 3 times?
    1. London
  2. In which year did the Öresundsbron open?
    1. 2000
  3. In which city can you find Britain’s oldest Cathedral? 1
    1. Canterbury (597)
  4. Name the fathers of famous children.
    1. a) Will Smith (Jaden Smith) b) Dr. Phil McGraw (JayMcGraw)
      c) Billy Ray Cirus (Miley Cirus) d) Barack Obama (Malia Obama)
      (½ point each)
  5. In total, how many bones are there in the human body? (+/- 5) 1 (2 for exact)
    1. 206
  6. The Ukraine won this year’s Eurovision song contest. In which year did Ukraine win its only other Eurovision?
    1. 2004
  7. Air is composed of different gases. What gas makes up most of the air we breathe?
    1. 09% nitrogen, 20.95% oxygen, 0.93% argon, 0.039% carbon dioxide
  8. Identify each of the following political parties as wellas the country that they originated in.
    Quiz 42 Question 8 Political Parties

    1. a) African National Congress ANC (SA) b) Sinn Fein (IR) c) Labour Party (UK)
      d) Democratic Party (USA) e) Republican Party (USA)
      f) The Pirate Party Piratparti (SE)
      (½ point each)
  9. Thought to be due to a lack of sunlight in winter, what does the acronym SAD stand for?
    1. Seasonal Affective Disorder
  10. Name the 8 accepted planets in our solar system. (Swedish OK) (1 pt. for correct order)
    1. a) Mercury b) Venus c) Earth d) Mars e)Jupiter f) Saturn g) Uranus h) Neptune
      (½ point each)
  11. Name the news event.
    Quiz 42 Question 11 In the News

    1. a) Sadiq Khan elected London mayor b) Axl Rose joins AC/DC
      c) Obama/Anthony Bourdain lunch in Vietnam d) Zlatan last game with PSG
      (½ point each)
  12. What is the capital city of Bulgaria?
    1. Sofia
  13. Hematology is branch of medicine is concerned with disorders of what?
    1. Blood
  14. Based on the logos, name the country each World Cup was held.
    Quiz 42 Question 14 World Cup Logos

    1. a) USA (1994) b)Germany (2006) c) Argentina (1978) d) France (1998)
      (½ point each)
  15. The Academy Award winning song ‘When You Wish Upon a Star’ was written for which classic 1940 film?
    1. Pinocchio
  16. In which Swedish city is Absolut Vodka produced? 1
    1. Åhus
  17. Which modern city was the capital of the Byzantine (Eastern Roman) Empire?
    1. Istanbul (Constantinople)
  18. Name the laundry symbols.
    Quiz 42 Question 18 Washing Symbols

    1. a) Do not bleach b) Iron medium temp c) Hang dry d)nDo not dry clean
      (½ point each)
  19. What is the name of the square that was the hotspot of the 1989 protests in Beijing? 1
    1. Tiananmen Square
  20. How is the number 2016 portrayed in Roman Numerals? 1
    1. MMXVI
  21. In the TV series Family Guy, what is the name of the Griffin’s dog?
    1. Brian
  22. Identify these six classic movies from their posters.
    Quiz 42 Question 22 Classic Movie Posters

    1. a) Dawn of the Dead b) Dirty Harry c) Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome d) Alien
      e) Star Wars Episode IV A New Hope f) The Exorcist
      (½ point each)

Total Score possible: 33 Points