1. In which country would you find Ian Fleming International Airport?
  2. Which social media company bought Instagrgtam in 2012 for almost 1 billion british pounds?
  3. Are piano strings made primarily from nylon, rubber or metal?
  4. I am not sure if there is a flight number FR123 but I would like you to name the four airlines represented by the four fictional flight codes listed below.
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  5. Fugu, the Japanese fish dish that could kill you if not prepared properly consists of which kind of fish?
  6. Music (Coolio Featuring LV in 1995 Gangstas Paradise from the Michelle Pfeiffer movie Danherous Minds)
  7. Which phrase was introduced to the Oxford English Dictionary in August 2015 came originally from France and refers to an appropriate time to start drinking wine?
  8. Three real people played by actors in movies or T.V. shows. Name each actor and character. (In the second image on you can name either of the two portrayed)
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  9. Donnie Wahlberg, brother to actor Mark Wahlberg, was a member of which boy band which made a name for themselves around the world with their second album in 1988, Hanging Tough
  10. Seven answers required here. There are seven former Soviet Republics that are today independent states, whose name (in English) ends with the letter A. Name all seven.
  11. Identify these four breeds of fish.
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  12. In square kilometres, is the area of Mexico 2 million, 12 million or 22 million?
  13. Ray Tomlinson the sender of the first ever email said “I sent a number of test messages to myself from one machine to the other,” he recalls now. “The test messages were entirely forgettable. . . . Most likely the first message was QWERTYIOP or something similar.” In which decade did Tomlinosn send the first email?
  14. Identify the two cities and rivers as portrayed in the images below.
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  15. The 1999 film Total Recall is loosely based on a novel of which American writer?
  1. Listen to this audio clip and answer the following questions.
    a) What film is this from?
    b) Name the two actors you can hear.
    c) What are the next three lines in the movie
  1. Which of the following three musical groups are actual brothers
    Chemical Brothers, Righteous Brothers, Everley Brothers
  1. Rolling Stone magazine recently listed its top 100 guitarists. Pictured here are four of the top five, Identify each of them.
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  2. In which city were the first Winter Olympics to be held in Eastern Europe, behind the Iron Curtain?
  3. If you were born on the day the Japanese attacjed Pearl Harbour how old would you be on the day the World Trade Centre in New York collapsed after being nit by two aircraft?
  4. Spanish is the official language in 20 countries. Name five of the ten largest countries (by population) that have Spanish as an official language.
    NOTE: Spanish is not an official language of the USA
    (The USA has no official languages).
  5. Three fictional dogs. Name each f them and their respective owners.
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  1. In which country would you find Ian Fleming International Airport?
    1. Jamaica
  2. Which social media company bought Instagram in 2012 for almost 1 billion British Pounds?
    1. Facebook
  3. Are piano strings made primarily from nylon, rubber or metal?
    1. Metal
  4. I am not sure if there is a flight number FR123 but I would like you to name the four airlines represented by the four fictional flight codes listed below.
    Skärmavbild 2016-06-16 kl. 06.56.16a) Ryanair b) Norwegian  c) Alitalia  d) South African Airlines
    (½ point each)
  5. Fugu, the Japanese fish dish that could kill you if not prepared properly consists of which kind of fish?
    1. Blowfish or Pufferfish
  6. Listen to this audio clip and identify the name of the song and singer as well as the 1995 movie it featured in. (Audio file online or in the download folder)
    1. Coolio singing Gangstas Paradise (it also featured LV but I did not ask for that) from the Michelle Pfeiffer movie Dangerous Minds)
      Must get two parts right for half a point and all three right for one point)
  7. Which phrase was introduced to the Oxford English Dictionary in August 2015 came originally from France and refers to an appropriate time to start drinking wine?
    1. Wine o clock
  8. Three real people played by actors in movies or T.V. shows. Name each actor and character. (In the second image on you can name either of the two portrayed)
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    1. a) Princess Diana played by Naomi Watts (Diana=
      b) Cuba Gooding Jnr playing O.J. Simpson or Corey Hertz playing Johnnie Cochrane (The People vs O.J. Simpson)
      c) Tom Hanks playing Jim Lovell (Apollo 13)

      (½ point for each actor and ½ point for each character)
  1. Donnie Wahlberg, brother to actor Mark Wahlberg, was a member of which boy band which made a name for themselves around the world with their second album in 1988, Hanging Tough?
    1. New Kids on the Block
  2. Seven answers required here. There are seven former Soviet Republics that are today independent states, whose name (in English) ends with the letter A. Name all seven.
    1. Moldova, Georgia, Armenia, Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, Russia
      (½ point each)
  3. Identify these four breeds of creatures that live in water
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    1. a) Herring b) Cod  c) Crayfish  d) Salmon
      (½ point each)
  1. In square kilometres, is the area of Mexico 2 million, 12 million or 22 million?
    1. 2 million
  2. Ray Tomlinson the sender of the first ever email said “I sent a number of test messages to myself from one machine to the other,” he recalls now. “The test messages were entirely forgettable. . . . Most likely the first message was QWERTYIOP or something similar.” In which decade did Tomlinosn send the first email?
    1. 1971
  3. Identify the two cities and rivers as portrayed in the images below.
    Skärmavbild 2016-06-16 kl. 06.57.13

    1. a/b The Thames in London c/d) The Danube in Budapest
      (½ point for each river and ½ point for each city)
  4. The 1999 film Total Recall is loosely based on a novel of which American writer?
    1. Philip K. Dick
  1. Listen to this audio clip and answer the following questions.
    Audio files in the download folder or on the site
    a) What film is this from?
    b) Name the two actors you can hear.
    c) What is the next line in the movie
    1. a) Gladiator (½ point)
      b) Russell crowe and Joaquin Phoenix ( ½ point)
      c) Father to a murdered son ( ½ point), husband to a murdered wife ( ½ point) and I will have my vengeance, in this life of the next ( ½ point)
  1. Which of the following three musical groups are actual brothers
    Chemical Brothers, Righteous Brothers, Everley Brothers

    1. Everley Brothers
  1. Rolling stone magazine recently listed its top 100 guitarists. Pictured here are four of the top five, Identify each of them.
    Skärmavbild 2016-06-16 kl. 06.57.24

    1. a) Eric Clapton b) Jimmy Paige  c) Jeff Beck  d) Jimi Hendrix
      (½ point each)
  2. In which city were the first Winter Olympics to be held in Eastern Europe, behind the Iron Curtain?
    1. Sarajevo (1984)
  3. If you were born on the day the Japanese attacjed Pearl Harbour how old would you be on the day the World Trade Centre in New York collapsed after being nit by two aircraft?
    1. 59
  4. Spanish is the official language in 20 countries. Name five of the ten largest countries (by population) that have Spanish as an official language.
    NOTE: Spanish is not an official language of the USA
    (The USA has no official languages).
    You can give ½ point for any four of these ten
    Mexico
    / Colombia / Spain / Argentina / Venezuela / Peru / Chile / Ecuador / Guatemala / Cuba
  5. Three fictional dogs. Name each f them and their respective owners.
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    1. a/b) Snowy owned by Tintin (from Tintin)
      c/d) Dogmatix owned by Obelix (from Assterix and Obelix)
      e/f) Eddie owned by Martin Crane (from tv show Frasier)
      (½ point every dogs name and ½ point every owner)