1. There have been lots of celebrity deaths this year. Bowie, Rickma, Prince, Ali and recently Harambe. Harambe was a gorilla that was shot and killed in a United States zoo after a young boy fell into his enclosure. In which US state did this happen?
  2. The All Whites and Bafana Bafana are nicknames for which two international football teams?
  3. In June of 2016 Barak Obama became the first sitting president to visit which Asian city since 1945?
  4. Identify these four films starring Sandra Bullock?
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  5. Ricardo Mandalbalm and which other actor have played the part of Khan in the Star trek movies?
  6. According to the lyrics of the song, at what time does it startraining men?
  7. Roger Federer and most recently Nika Djokovic are two of fivemale tennis players who have won the career grand slam. Name any two of the other three.
  8. Name the albums and muscial artists behind each of these album covers?
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  9. There are two parts for this question. In which year did Cassius Clay become Muhammed Ali and why was AlI banned from boxing in the USA between 1967 and 1970? (1 point for each answer, you might want to allow ½ point for getting the year wrong by one)
  10. There are 14 elements in the periodic table that have only one letter as a symbol, name any eight of them.
  11. Four countries that are former Soviet Republics. Name each of them. (If your group is not a quizzing group you might want to give four apital cities to help guide them on their way, not in the same order as the pictures obviously – the four capitals are Baku, Riga, Tashkent, Astana)
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  12. Which of these four countries consumed the most amount of chocolate per capita in 2013, 2014 and 2015;
    a) USA, b) China c) Germany d) Switzerland
  13. Which singer had hits over the past number of years with songs such as Please Don’t Let Me Go, Heart Skips a Beat, Dance with Me Tonight?
  14. Name the four US presidents these first ladies wrre/are married to?
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  15. In 1986 a film was released called Luxor junior. The main character in that film went on to become to logo of the movie company that produced that film. What movie company is it?
  16. The worlds tallest waterfall, Angel Falls, can be found in which country?
  17. What kind of animal is an Aberdeen Angus?
  18. Logos of four international football teams that will be playing in the 2016 European Championships, name the four countries.
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  19. Saint-Petersburg is the second largest city in Russia but in which US state is there a city called Saint petersburg?
  20. What vegetable was mark Twain referring to hen he made this quote ”It’s nothing more than a cabbage with a college education”?
  21. In the Frank Darabont film ”The Green Mile” John Coffee (played by Michael Clarke Duncan) sings ”Heaven, I’m in Heaven” right before he is executed. These four words are the opening words of which song?
  22. Celebrity Mashups – identify the six celebrities in each of these images (two in each one).
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  1. There have been lots of celebrity deaths this year. Bowie, Rickman, Prince, Ali and recently Harambe. Harambe was a gorilla that was shot and killed in a United States zoo after a young boy fell into his enclosure. In which US state did this happen?
    1. Cleveland Zoo in Ohio
  2. The All Whites and Bafana Bafana are nicknames for which two international football teams?
    1. New Zealand (All Whites) and South Africa (Bafana Bafana)
      (½ point each, 1 point total)
  3. In June of 2016 Barak Obama became the first sitting president to visit which Asian city since 1945?
    1. Hiroshima in Japan
  4. Identify these four films starring Sandra Bullock?
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    1. a) Gravity b) Miss Congeniality c) A time to Kill d) Demolition Man
      (½ point each, 2 points total)
  5. Ricardo Mandalbalm and which other actor have played the part of Khan in the Star trek movies?
    1. Benedict Cumberbatch (in Star Trek: Into Darkness)
  6. According to the lyrics of the song, at what time does it startraining men?
    1. Round About half past ten (I accepted half past ten)
  7. Roger Federer and most recently Nika Djokovic are two of fivemale tennis players who have won the career grand slam. Name any two of the other three.
    1. Rafael Nadal, Andre Aggassi and Rod Laver
      (½ point each,1 point total)
  8. Name the albums and muscial artists behind each of these album covers?
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    1. a/b) Purple Rain by Prince c/d) Post by Bjork e/f) The Division Bell by Pink Floyd
      (½ point each correct answer, 3 points total)
  9. There are two parts for this question. In which year did Cassius Clay become Muhammed Ali and why was Ali banned from boxing in the USA between 1967 and 1970? (1 point for each answer, you might want to allow ½ point for getting the year wrong by one)
    1. Changed name in 1964 (1 point but you may want to give ½ point for 1963 or 1965) He was banned for refusing the joing the army and fight in Vietnam (2 points total)
  10. There are 14 elements in the periodic table that have only one letter as a symbol, name any eight of them.
    1. Boron(B) / Carbon (C) / Fluorine (F) / Hydrogen (H) / Iodine (I) / Nitrogen (N) / Oxygen (O) / Phosphorus (P) / Potassium (K) / Sulphur (S) / Tungsten (W) / Uranium (U) / Vanadium (V) / Yttrium (Y)
      (½ point each correct named element , the letter is not enough, 4 points total)
  11. Four countries that are former Soviet Republics. Name each of them. (If your group is not a quizzing group you might want to give four apital cities to help guide them on their way, not in the same order as the pictures obviously – the four capitals are Riga, Tashkent, Baku, Astana)
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    1. a) Azerbaijan (Baku) b) Kazakstan (Astana) c) Uzbekistan (Tashkent) d) Latvia (Riga)
      (½ point each, 2 points total)
  12. Which of these four countries consumed the most amount of chocolate per capita in 2013, 2014 and 2015;
    a) USA, b) China c) Germany d) Switzerland

    1. Switzerland
  13. Which singer had hits over the past number of years with songs such as Please Don’t Let Me Go, Heart Skips a Beat, Dance with Me Tonight?
    1. Olly Murs
  14. Name the four US presidents these first ladies wrre/are married to?
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    1. a) Nancy married to Ronald Reagan b) Jackie married to John F Kennedy c) Laura married to George W. Bush d) Mary Todd married to Abraham Lincoln
      (½ point each, 2 points total)
  15. In 1986 a film was released called Luxor junior. The main character in that film (whose name was Luxor jnr.) went on to become to logo of the movie company that produced that film. What movie company is it?
    1. Pixar

       

  16. The worlds tallest waterfall, Angel Falls, can be found in which country?
    1. Venezuela
  17. What kind of animal is an Aberdeen Angus?
    1. Cow
  18. Logos of four international football teams that will be playing in the 2016 European Championships, name the four countries.
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    1. a) Republic of Ireland b) Wales c) Iceland d) Albania
      (½ point each, 2 points total)
  19. Saint-Petersburg is the second largest city in Russia but in which US state is there a city called Saint Petersburg?
    1. Florida
  20. What vegetable was mark Twain referring to hen he made this quote ”It’s nothing more than a cabbage with a college education”?
    1. Cauliflower
  21. In the Frank Darabont film ”The Green Mile” John Coffee (played by Michael Clarke Duncan) sings ”Heaven, I’m in Heaven” right before he is executed. These four words are the opening words of which song?
    1. Cheek to Cheek
  22. Celebrity Mashups – identify the six celebrities in each of these images (two in each one).
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    1. a/b) Katy Perry and Rihanna c/d) Halle Berry and Jennifer Lopez
      e/f) Scarlett Johansson and Natalie Portman

      (½ point each, 3 points total=)